babes in the woods

babes in the woods

applied to easily deceived or naive persons. [Folklore: Jobes, 169]
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Ellesmere Port dad condemns Babes in the Woods killer over murder accusations
The programme, titled The Babes in the Wood Murders: The Prosecutors, will be shown on BBC2 at 9pm on Monday, January 7.
BABES in the Woods killer Russell Bishop has been jailed for at least 36 years for the murders of two schoolgirls 32 years ago.
A Dumfriesshire parent-led charity has launched a packed programme of spring events for their project, Babes in the Woods.
Since opening in 2014 Babes in the Woods have run a fully-stocked children's shop for ages from birth to seven years.
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But today it emerged police investigating convicted 61-year-old sex offender Tobin, jailed for life in May for raping and murdering a Polish student in Glasgow, are understood to be reviewing 10 unsolved cases - including the Babes in the Woods murders.
Babes In The Woods at the Sydney Opera House sparked controversy over a song about the TV host entitled Die Doing The Thing You Love.
THE family of a nine-year-old girl killed in the so-called "babes in the woods murders" has broken its silence to call for the reintroduction of the death penalty for child sex killers.
Unlike their counterparts, audit committee directors, for the most part, had served on significantly fewer other committees and for a shorter period of time on the corporate board, which implied they were mere "babes in the woods." Perhaps company board members viewed the audit committee as a training ground for those newly appointed to the board or as less important than other committees.
No-one was ever tried over the killings which came to be known as the Babes in the Woods murders.