double Dutch


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the difficult version of jump rope in which players jump over two ropes that are swung in a crisscross manner by two turners

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In September, she had first showed off her double dutch skills when she was spotting filming a PSA for Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play on the South Lawn of the White House.
Some specific topics include menarche and the emergence of the modern American hygienic imperative, single mothers and delinquent daughters in early 20th century Los Angeles, Nancy Drew and her readers, and reclaiming girls' music in the sport of double dutch.
THERE was double Dutch delight for Robert-Jan Derksen in Paris yesterday as he maintained his bid for a first European Tour title in over five years.
Summary: Along with a scintillating performance by the Crazy Dunkers, the Double Dutch -- a team of young and enthusiastic performers performing a sport with skipping ropes - are enthralling audiences at Sahara Centre as part of the SSP 2009 celebrations.
This month's Sunday Streets in San Francisco, when everyone from cyclists to strollers to double Dutch jump ropers take over the Mission.
Maybe it will do for the highly athletic rope-skipping known as double dutch what Bleu and his cast mates did for kids with a yen to sing and what Palmer did for spelling.
The Reward bars come in Chocolate Peanut Butter, Chocolate Banana and Double Dutch Chocolate flavors.
Likewise, she encourages more women to find ways to keep their play and games alive--just as men do-and in the spirit of the adult age troupe known as the Double Dutch Divas keep their ropes turning.
With the exception of Double Dutch, 1994, an early wall-mounted grid of fifty small acrylic-on-textile panels, and the 1998 photo series "Diary of a Victorian Dandy," exhibited originally as posters in the London Underground, the Studio Museum show concentrated on Shonibare's reputation-making sculpture of Western period clothing made of "African" fabric, most set on dressmaker's dummies or headless mannequins.
Chess, checkers, 'Hot Shot' basketball, Sack races, Poetry, Art, 50-Yard Dash, Spelling, Double Dutch, Swimming, Water Polo, 4-person relays and Tug- of-War.
IT may sound like double Dutch but you can buy a Jag for 16 per cent less in Holland than in Castle Bromwich, where it was made.
The two sizes will be available in the four most popular soft serve flavours: Double Dutch Chocolate; Alpine Strawberry; Vanilla Dream; and Chocolate Mint Truffle.
In search of his missing mail, Stevens went to the Graceland station and--while waiting for a clerk to check on anything that might have been left behind--he strayed briefly through a pair of double Dutch doors and into a work area.
Following the double Dutch auction process launched by the Company on July 26, 2011 in order to allow it to partially prepay its term debt under its senior credit agreement and to partially cancel the revolving credit facility commitments made available to it under this agreement, Kaufman & Broad (Paris:KOF) reimbursed [euro]50.
Used when someone is speaking in a manner that is difficult or impossible to comprehend, there are competing explanations for how the phrase Double Dutch came into being.