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bungee

An elastic cord that has multiple strands of rubber. These strands are encased in a braided sheath that is usually made of cotton.
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In my bright green tracksuit bottoms I decided that the suspended bungee rope was more my style and was promptly strapped into a VERY tight harness to support my weight.
"When they installed bungee ropes in the church tower the bell ringers hit the roof" - Ken Dodd.
Ms Harman denies having said this "If Ukip takes only 10% of the traditional Tory vote across the board, it's Miliband for Downing Street" Frederick Forsyth "When they installed bungee ropes in the church tower the bell ringers hit the roof" Ken Dodd "I only use it on Members when they are especially well-behaved" Rosie Winterton, Labour chief whip, talking to visitors to the Commons after spotting a whip hanging on coat hooks "If there are people out there uncomfortable with, for example, gay marriage, they should be allowed to have that opinion without feeling utterly condemned.
In a video directed by Julien Goudichaud, which has since gone viral on YouTube, Jacques Sayagh did not let being poor show on his body as he performed pushups on the pavement, pullups on a lamppost, and bicep curls with bungee ropes.
The foundation gives funding for children to access "spider therapy", a special type of physiotherapy using bungee ropes which is unavailable on the NHS.
Thursday Garage Sauchiehall Street Thursday night has got to be Garage, free before 11pm, drinks about PS1.50 and a whole host of shenanigans (bungee ropes, castles, gladiators).
Alan now finds himself regularly taking school parties on tours, talking to visitors, escorting people who want to walk over the top of the bridge - and those who want to jump off it attached to bungee ropes, abseils or zip wires.
It had brown plastic cover on it with bungee ropes. Meltham, Aug 26.
The Spider is a frame with bungee ropes attached, which holds youngsters in place while physiotherapists work on improving their strength, posture and muscle tone.