foul-up


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a ruinous state of disorder

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Your credit report won't have a ghost of a chance unless you avoid these 10 foul-ups
Gaffes made by North East stars have made their way on to a list of the nation's favourite foul-ups.
Neighbouring Tayside Police had just six fuel foul-ups, costing pounds 532.
Lovable old Sir Bobby Robson tops the table for foul-ups and clangers in a new book called The Gaffta Awards.
An Air Force sergeant whose hand was mistakenly amputated when he went to a clinic after being bitten by a dog, an Army sprinter who was training for an Olympics tryout when a series of operating room foul-ups left him crippled, a Marine Corps corporal who complained of stomach pains for over a year before Navy surgeons realized they had left a sponge and a felt-tip marker in her abdomen, an Army SPC who died of an overdose of lidocaine following treatment for a bee sting, an Air Force sergeant who lost her ovaries and a fallopian tube because of an operating room error--the list of Feres-barred cases that have come to light, but will never come to court, seems almost endless.
FOOTBALL'S THREE BIGGEST FOUL-UPS 1) Kanu 1999 (Arsenal v Sheffield Utd): Nigeria star didn't return the ball and crossed for Marc Overmars (right) to score FA-Cup winner.
Cops get criticised because the public is sick to death of foul-ups, corruption and rising crime.
These big foul-ups are costing the country a lot of money.
Those foul-ups muddied the waters in Florida's hotly contested Democratic gubernatorial primary between former U.
As for Ferg's own frequent foul-ups, there are too many to list, not to mention his annoying interview technique.
A disc jockey thumped hip-hop while a cluster of teenagers, with sweat still dripping from their brows, recalled their on-court foul-ups.
Cloudy skies gave way to glorious sunshine and football foul-ups were replaced by Wimbledon wonders.
In the Farrelly brothers' most tasteful comedy, Hal (Jack Black) and his pal Mauricio (Jason Alexander) are the sort of relationship foul-ups usually found waiting behind the curtain on Jerry Springer, and Rosemary (Gwyneth Paltrow) is a gold-hearted lass trapped in a 400-pound fat suit When Hal, whose dying father made him promise to date only gorgeous women, is hypnotized to see people's inner beauty, he falls head over heels for a flabbergasted and ultimately charmed Rosemary.
And, guess what, despite a series of fiascos and foul-ups as they went about trying to sell the famous 'Hollywood' sign to a brash and boorish businessman, everything turned out right in the end - and the boyishly enthusiastic Danny won the backing of his colleagues.