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If I were Sports Minister, I'd implement a policy to ensure that the next generation of sportsmen and women aren't plucky losers but inept, bad-tempered, foul-mouthed and - should the occasion demand it - flatulent losers.
Even a plucky chicken which has for months avoided becoming road kill on a Johannesburg intersection, can't escape the crime-ridden city's crooks, according to Reuters.
Mary's for their kindness and compassion given to Plucky and her family during her stay there.
The plucky nine-year-old wrote a letter to me asking for help.
We can only hope that The Adventure is the debut title of a whole series yet to come featuring the thrilling adventuers of this plucky little mouse and his companions.
And so another adventure of Thomas the plucky little railroad engine begins.
The plucky pensioner lashed out after she became suspicious of a man who claimed he was from the water board.
PENRHYN paid the price for missed opportunities and some slack defending after being pegged back by the plucky Anglesey men.
The plucky heroine of this popular series is looking forward to her spring break.
The Days We Danced is the story of this plucky family, written by Doris, who, at 14, became the youngest dancer in the Ziegfeld Follies.
The Independent Democrats, the new party of plucky and outspoken Patricia de Lille, won seven seats.
Happily, Eytan Fox's tale of love between Israeli soldiers, Yossi & Jagger, and Marco Filiberti's plucky melodrama about an Italian gay porn star, Little More Than a Year Ago (Poco Piu Di Un Anno Fa), breathed a little male-male lust into the festival.
This insect doesn't fly but proves to be a plucky traveler on the ground.
As always, Eliza Thornberry (voiced by Lacey Chabert) is the plucky girl who can talk to animals, accompanying her nature film-making parents on adventures around the world, this time in Africa where evil poachers are on the prowl.
Wrexham CID described the woman as a plucky individual and said the man had escaped with nothing more than a small amount of cash.