One sympathetic follower said: "My husband conked
out in the middle of an ahem romantic evening.
The 24-year-old managed barely half a mile of the Silverstone track during first qualifying before his Minardi conked
out at Becketts with an electrical problem.
Despite the dangers of being conked
on the head by an errant sign or roughed up by the police, it turns out that protesting may actually be good for your health.
Volunteer driver John Taylor, a former mayor of Warrington, said: ``The old bus conked
out while I was driving it and our funds won't stretch to a new one.
until she conked
out, shuddering, with a strangled neigh.
Faced with a 37-mile journey across the Pennines to Manchester for a press conference ahead of his forthcoming world featherweight title clash with Wilfredo Vasquez, the Sheffield showman found himself snowbound when his limo conked
By the time he got a pen to get her address, the battery conked
Summers has already conked
out in public at two high-profile events earlier this year.
A PILOT told yesterday how he managed to glide for 10 miles to safety after plane's engine conked
He swapped it for one with the exhaust hanging off and was eventually given the boss's four-wheel drive - which promptly conked
out after a mile or two.
Her 2002 Chevy Cavalier -- bought on eBay when its predecessor conked
out -- will get the equivalent of 30 mpg at $1.
I bought it from a garage in Kelso - I was working in the Borders at the time - picked it up to drive home to Edinburgh and got to Carfraemill, where it conked
For Souey revealed to me on Thursday night that his mobile phone conked
out on him 48 hours before the transfer window slammed shut last Wednesday night.
When he died 15 years ago, his death notice read that: "John le Mesurier has just conked
out", which The Times refused to publish (but other papers did).
And, his piano skill, dulcet tones, velvet nature, "crossover" appeal and conked
do are all part of the image still with us even now, 27 years later.