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heckle

an instrument for combing flax or hemp
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Have you had any bizarre heckles during your time on stage?
Insp Heckles told the hearing that David was in good spirits when he arrived back in Newcastle and he was not unduly worried about him, When Insp Heckles took PC Rathband home Lisa French was there.
The mother-of-two was so concerned about PC Rathband she called Insp Heckles, who was on a rest day.
I'll get vicious with anyone who heckles me because the chances are, if they are not enjoying the show, then everyone else is.
So, witty heckles were not, in some cases, reported as heckles at all.
His son Mark Heckles went on to race atWorld Superbike level in the 1990s.
It's a question of free speech and people should be allowed to heckle when they like as long as they're not heckling every line.
In my first review in my home town of St Helens I was described as the only compere who heckles the headline act.
When I played the West End this year I invited the audience to write their heckles on a notepad during the interval and then I read them out at the end.
Heckles can range from the odd grunt to cynical laughter, the poignant raspberry, awkward comment or the full torrent of abuse/ sarcasm/ cutting outbursts.
Mr Heckles, of Shirley Road, Allerton, was a well-known rider in the Manx Grand Prix and TT Races, but turned down the chance to race at international Grand Prix level in the 60s because of his family commitments and his loyalty to Liverpool.