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loonie

Canadian slang
a. a Canadian dollar coin with a loon bird on one of its faces
b. the Canadian currency
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The Loonies want a 30-day "cooling off" period for voters: "If you change your mind, didn't like the result, or didn't know what you were voting for, you can get your vote back.
Dominic Senger, chairman of the Lon Las Loonies said: "It was a very challenging ride for everyone and the hills were unbelievable.
The Loonies hit back by predicting Croydon Central's sitting Tory MP Gavin Barwell will now defect to them.
One thing's for sure, when it comes to thinking outside the box, the fringe candidates are in a class of their own: To combat global warming and climate change, say the Monster Raving Loonies, all buildings should be fitted with air conditioning units on the outside.
The nature of a loony is that they don't have a leader and you are just all loonies together.
THE Monster Raving Loony Party has split down the middle - because the loonies say that it's become just too serious.
For starters, the 50 or so members who made it to Devon - and wander around in top hats, leopardskin tights, old German war helmets and multi- coloured wigs, with little Scottie dogs dyed every colour of the rainbow - come across as mild-mannered individuals who really aren't loonies at all.
Loonies from across Britain were expected to converge on the 250-seat St Paul's Church, Harrow, to say farewell to a larger-than-life character.
The way that came about is we divide the teams into two camps - the moderates who want to talk and a settlement, and what we call the loonies, who appear not to want a settlement," said Mosley.
The other Loonies, too, were the ones who said to me: `Come on, you'll be all right'.