Noisemaking


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Noisemaking

For Christmas customs that call for noisemaking, see America, Christmas in Nineteenth-Century; Befana; Denmark, Christmas in; Germany, Christmas in; Knecht Ruprecht; Knocking Nights; New Year's Day; Norway, Christmas in; Shooting in Christmas; Twelfth Night; Twelve Days of Christmas; Up Helly Aa; Wassailing the Fruit Trees; Williamsburg,Virginia, Christmas in Colonial
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Whole families would come together, by wagon or automobile, bringing noisemaking equipment: pots, pans, horsebells, harrow discs, horns, shotguns, and almost always the blade of a circular saw with a piece of steel pipe for hitting it.
The injunction also restricted excessive noisemaking within the earshot of, and the use of "images observable" by, patients inside the clinic, prohibited protesters within a 300-foot zone around the clinic from approaching patients and potential patients who do not consent to talk, and created a 300-foot buffer zone around the residences of clinic staff.
Then he turned and, with equal lack of interest, regarded a noisemaking device at the end of his den.
Hug a Bug: Giant playpen filled with plush, noisemaking bugs and insects.
there will be the annual community procession from the Art Museum to Worcester Memorial Auditorium, where, at the base of the steps, 1,000 linear feet of bubble wrap will encourage stomping of feet and noisemaking to accompany the first round of fireworks at 6:30 p.
When researchers disabled the moth's noisemaking organs, though, bats caught the moths in midair with ease and ate them, Conner reported January 5 in Boston at a meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology.
Building on a model established by Houston Baker, Chude-Sokei compares the "blending" tendencies of DuBois with the camouflage techniques of insects, while the colorful, noisemaking Garvey reminds him of the territorial behaviors of apes.
After the work session, the City Council could change the ordinance to list and restrict certain lawn care appliances, make hour and day rules for noisemaking, specify decibel limits or allow only the quietest available technology to operate in the city.
Hands are shown on keyboards, horns, and violins; men and women sing, dance, and engage in various other acts of purposeful or accidental noisemaking.
Taking up the Purim tradition of noisemaking was local quintet Under Cover - though its brand of heavy metal was a tad different from the traditional noise made by a hand-held gragger.
Sykora's husband, Crow, and her two sons, Rudy and Tyler, were hard at work tacking noisemaking things onto a wall and railing on one section of the Kids' Loop.
Pinkie-size marine crustaceans whose snappy noisemaking has already captivated scientists also stage some flashy pyrotechnics, researchers now find.