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joker

1. an extra playing card in a pack, which in many card games can substitute for or rank above any other card
2. Chiefly US a clause or phrase inserted in a legislative bill in order to make the bill inoperative or to alter its apparent effect

joker

A term used by military pilots after to indicate a low-fuel state. The aircraft has just sufficient fuel to return to base and land as well as fuel reserve for diversion to the designated diversionary airfield. This call is preceded by bingo,” which indicates that aircraft involved in combat can continue to engage only for a short period of time and should try and disengage or discontinue any other exercise they are carrying out. The next call after “joker” is thirsty,” which means the fuel state is such that an immediate landing should be carried out and there is no reserve available for a diversion.
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"Call wine, wine; and finish there." With that advice, he wiped his soiled hand upon the joker's dress, such as it was--quite deliberately, as having dirtied the hand on his account; and then recrossed the road and entered the wine-shop.
Said John, 25: "We just had a little chat but it's such a massive thing there were at least 100 Harleys there and probably about 50 Jokers."
If you can have two Jokers in a deck of playing cards, why can't you have two Jokers in play at your Hollywood table?
are trying to sell two Jokers at the same time is something the best and brightest of us will never figure-out.
The wonderful colours and details of the paintings bring about a kind of melancholy as the jokers and thieves resemble characters lost in a jester's post-performance.
The card issuer said the app is "a parody" of Pokemon Go, allowing users to employ certain attack skills to catch Jokers. "The app is to let customers enjoy card benefits with more fun," a Hyundai Card official said.
While DC fans may have their favorite Jokers, actor Mark Hamill, who has portrayed the Joker in animated films and cartoons, believes every incarnation of the character is good, and revealed his true feelings about Leto's performance in "Suicide Squad."
Mustafa, who had said that Rahul behaved like a joker, Sharma, one of the 21 party legislators in a House of 200, asserted that he (Rahul) was certainly surrounded and advised by "jokers".
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A prosecutor has demanded 396.5 years in prison for a variety of offenses for the alleged leader of a crime ring that used fake test takers known as "jokers" to take national university admission or civil service examinations instead of their clients.
The last leg also saw doublepoint jokers played by The Mad Hatters (Penskey John, second) and Team North East (Mill Spartacus, fourth) earning ten points and six points respectively to close up the table after the first round.
Travel Business Review-March 18, 2011--GameTech International launches Slingo Jokers Wild(C)2011] ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
What hope is there for the manager who has played all three jokers by the 85 minute and then has two stonewall penalty pleas turned down.