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old lady

a large noctuid moth, Mormo maura, that has drab patterned wings originally thought to resemble an elderly Victorian lady's shawl
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The image of old ladies stashing share certificates under dusty mattresses will fade into posterity in the UK today with the launch of a consultation designed to propel share trading into the digital age.
I can just see Pete stamping the baked beans and directing little old ladies.
How could you improve on your little old ladies dancing with walkers in "Little Old Ladyland"?
Normally at this time of year birds would be getting their plumage in a pickle over old ladies not throwing out breadcrumbs because they have forgotten or passed away.
Where Lesser really excels is in his characterizations of the two old ladies of the story: Sally's exceeding unpleasant guardian, Mrs.
IRISH rocker Sir Bob Geldof has revealed how little old ladies actually thought he had been made a saint after his charity work.
We were just two old ladies in a car, so he didn't notice us at all....
THE OLD LADIES - Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, until Saturday.
Anti-social behaviour orders were brought in by the Government in 1998 to deal with neighbours who scared little old ladies - not little old ladies who scared their neighbours.
But contrast that with the story of another old lady on the front page of the ECHO (April 8): She, like many old ladies in this country, appears to live in a state of enforced siege.
A natural cartoonist and artist, Pindal has the skill to make anything come alive--from cars to cows to old ladies to young chicks.
"I can't figure out why the candles are so important to all those old ladies, anyway.