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hoopla

Brit a fairground game in which a player tries to throw a hoop over an object and so win it
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It was both notable and admirable that at no stage of the hype and hoop-la did connections of either horse behave anything other than flawlessly.
And it seemed the 23-year-old made the most of his time on the hoop-la stall to impress the ladies.
The author does not shy away from the famous legend about Johnson's apparently instant virtuosity--that he sold his soul to the devil in exchange for his chops--but investigates its source and the hoop-la it caused over the previously obscure guitarist, particularly after the movie Crossroads came out in 1989.
hoop-la enthusast Helen Howells with colleagues Wendy Branton, Barbara Ackerley, Ann Spence, Sue Walters, Heather Wilson, Cath Corbett, Nina Jackson, Bernie Downing and Helen Atkins.
In the end, who really cares if of the hoop-la goes away?
The chances of doing business again are better because what we have done speaks louder than the hoop-la from distant drums.
The other, much smaller and more motley, crew was the Colorado River Exploring Expedition, who were joined by their leader, Powell, the day after the hoop-la at Promontory Point, Utah.
There has been virtually no media coverage of the Lott/Whitley findings in the daily press, in direct contrast to the hoop-la which accompanied the Donohue report.
The exception to the either/or split defining this mixed bill was Hoop-La.
Also on last night's bill was ventriloquist John Kimmons, who has appeared on a host of CBBC shows including The Slammer, The Sorcerer's Apprentice and Dick and Dom's Hoop-la.
Traditional fair activities meanwhile will include hook-a-duck, hoop-la and a coconut shy for visitors to try.