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silly

Cricket (of a fielding position) near the batsman's wicket
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Above all else though, I am out in stores sillier are, more meeting our customers.
Now six, Ejercito described her as 'Probably a bit sillier and a little louder, but most definitely a lot less toothy.'
It's all a far cry from the silly rhetoric that surrounded the general election, and the even sillier rhetoric that we had to put up with in the runup to the EU referendum one year ago this week.
Other bills - like one that would deal with electric unicycles - are a bit sillier.
But what you cannot deny is that he continues to make silly mistakes: and none sillier than against Burnley on Saturday when he conceded a penalty.
It doesn't have to rhyme--and the sillier, the better!"), a brief note about the origin of the song, and more fill out this charming picturebook, brought to life with exuberant illustrations.
It plays out like a stronger and sillier version of Friends, a 20–something comedy about life, dating and everyone getting on together in the end.
Theresa's work is sillier and wittier than any number of walkers calling themselves artists.
Some of the meanings derived from the sillier aspects of the movies may appear to be forced, but overall this is an interesting trip into modern myth-making, both entertaining and intriguing.
If some of the sillier English - and it will be only the cruder and less intelligent element - care to make a pathetic joke or two, let them.
Like human flesh, Whitechapel's gothic brand of murder in the dark is very much an acquired taste, but just when you think it can't get any sillier, it somehow does.