bogeyman

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an imaginary monster used to frighten children

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they all have a hard luck tale, a bogey man out to get them
The Bogey Man, a mythical creature used by adults to frighten their children into good behaviour is the third most popular scary figure to frighten children in Birmingham whilst they are sleeping.
All internal mentions of Warner's study, even the headings on each left-hand page of the volume, still reference Bogey Man.
We are doubly disappointed because the reduction in the funding was prompted not by any determination that the funds would be ill-spent, but by the bogey man of the 1990s "budget reality.
He's not the bogey man many football fans believe and he'll be missed around the Scottish football scene.
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Your grandparents could well have told their children the Diddymen will come if they get out of bed and it may have been connected to the Knotty Ash invention, but it was a personal saying years ago that kids were threatened with maybe Nicky Knocks will come, or the bogey man or Billy Wind.
He has been something of a bogey man for Quakers after scoring twice against them for Lincoln last season.
THE bogey man came back to frighten the life out of Greg Owen at the Players' Championship last night.
David Miliband is behaving like a child who pulls the blankets over his head and hopes the bogey man goes away.
THE bogey man will get you", My mum would say to me, "He'll come out from the bogey hole, If you don't eat your tea".
American Jews, jealous and frustrated in their efforts to build followings, have now found a bogey man to cover their shortcomings.
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FORFAR 0 ALLOA 1 BEN GORDON is relishing his role as Forfar's bogey man after breaking their hearts with a last-gasp goal.