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
Encyclopedia of Christmas and New Year's Celebrations, 2nd ed. © Omnigraphics, Inc. 2003
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The medium-size cargo trucks are a mainstay of commerce in the country and named for the bright assortment of paintings and noisemaking bobbles that adorn them.
As they crossed the bridge over the Wabash River, Bob remembers asking his dad's permission to join in the noisemaking by blowing a silver whistle he'd brought with him.
Out of these about 50 cases will lead to formal action being taken and some will result in the seizure of noisemaking equipment."
The Jets have been raising a racket since the start of training camp, and they've continued with the noisemaking while getting off to a 4-1 start.
A Tokyo-based company has created a noisemaking device for electric cars.
We're all familiar with curtain-call speeches that request theatregoers to turn off their noisemaking devices.
Noisemaking and the inability to hear and express oneself intelligibly over noise became in Martin's view the Meccans' most salient vices.
(6) Zatkova was involved in Futurism at least as early as 1915, when she attended the Serata degli intonarumori (Evening of noisemaking) (7) at Marinetti's house in Milan.
* Updated flares; PFDs; fire extinguisher; noisemaking device
And always they hum with strange humor, showing us human language as an essentially comical exercise in noisemaking. If paraphrasing the narrative sense of the earlier text is not what you're after--well, this is the beauty of Zukofskian homophonic translation: it captures a dimension of the poem's life that Western translation has traditionally considered untranslatable.
No Age This LA duo's first proper album, Nouns (Sub Pop), sputters adrenalized bursts of glorious guitar-and-drum noisemaking, scattered with ambient strains.