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ringer

1. a quoit thrown so as to encircle a peg
2. such a throw
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DEAD RINGER The soldier looks a lot like Mick Hucknall in 1988
Dead Ringer runs until Saturday at The Grand and will be followed next week by the comedy You're Only Young Twice.
The star of BBC 2's multi-award winning Dead Ringers show has a catalogue of more than 400 voices.
Check out the buckled pocket bag a dead ringer for Mulberry's Roxy bag but a snip at just, pounds 7.
Rodman was also spotted with his new girlfriend, a dead ringer for his ex wife CARMEN ELECTRA.
With her short red hair, Fiona Coyle, chosen from nearly 500 applications, is a dead ringer for Robinson, who has developed a fearsome reputation as the acerbic, sharp-tongued quizmistress on the hit quiz show.
Tom Costalot is a dead ringer for trainer Susan Nock's Senor El Betrutti, who won both the Murphy's and the Tripleprint back in 1997.
Each seasoned flatbread wrapper is packed with some combination of vegetables like carrots, onions, green peppers, broccoli, cauliflower, potatoes, and peas plus a little something extra--Indian cheese in the Vegetable Paneer, tofu in the Kung Pao Tofu, Veat (soy protein that's a dead ringer for chicken) in the Vegetarian Peanut Satay, and chicken in the Chicken Tikka Masala.
The Dead Ringer from Satellite is a hybrid head" whose blades start from a swept back position and remain there throughout flight.
"It's an astonishing dead ringer for the heart of a mammal or bird today," says Dale Russell, a paleontologist (fossil scientist) at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.
The 32-year-old, from Glasgow, was shocked to see his dead ringer - dad-of-one Robert Stirling - on a flight from Stansted to Shannon.
DOING a fantastic and very sexy impression of Cheryl Cole, here's Michelle Keegan giving fans a proper Coronation treat The actress is a dead ringer for the singer in this light-hearted photoshoot.