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ticktack

Brit a system of sign language, mainly using the hands, by which bookmakers transmit their odds to each other at racecourses
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The whole point of tic-tac is to draw attention to oneself and since he was already going round London in dark glasses, deerstalker hat and mutton chop whiskers on a tricycle called Hermione (it had a stablemate called Hermeseta), McCririck was well into that.
The 73-year-old pundit - known for his flamboyant clothes, tic-tac gesturing and gold jewellery - believes he was "sacked by anonymous suits and skirts" because of his age.
Delmege Distributors will focus on Kinder Joy and Tic-Tac for the traditional trade channel.
The flamboyant Channel 4 presenter even taught Wills, 17, the bookies' secret sign language, tic-tac, during a 90-minute talk at Eton.
When it was time to bust, they'd tic-tac in, walk around on their hands, sex change varial, stomp it down, then tic-tac out until the circle came back their way.
Instead he's using tic-tac. Hills quote 8-1 for the Stoke winger (left) to go to South Africa, odds so poor that Ethers might even be tempted to lump on.
Most take their discipline very seriously, practising daily and mastering classic moves such as the cat-jump, which involves placing two hands on an obstacle then leaping between them, and the tic-tac, a push-off taken in mid-movement from a wall or other surface.
Youngsters at Peterbrook Primary School, Solihull Lodge, are saving their Tic-Tac containers and filling them with goodies in a bid to help Belarussian children.
Gruesome tic-tac king John McCririck had the cheek to call Maggot 'the ugliest bloke on the planet' this week!
Desde el instante en que se quedo solo, el tic-tac del reloj invadio todo.
There are no stalls advertising the presence of Honest Pierre Dubois, no 'hommes de tic-tac' on the rails.
Yorkshireman Brewer, who bought out his former employer Colin Webster five years ago and now trades as Fair-Bet at most of the big northern tracks, answered an advert for bookmakers who could tic-tac to work on the film, which is due out early in the new year.