rigmarole


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a set of confused and meaningless statements

a long and complicated and confusing procedure

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The now 17-year-old Rigmarole, who won the Greatwood, Bula and Kingwell Hurdles in the 2003-04 season, has been at the Somerset riding centre since his retirement and enjoys his role as 'supervisorin-chief' - paying regular visits to the gate to ensure all is going smoothly.
It is highly frustrating that a matter, which was represented against in the year 2006 has dragged on, on account of the bureaucratic rigmarole.
Maybe he means that people get served quicker because punters can't be bothered by the rigmarole and consequently no one uses it.
I wouldD be like to be given the chance to obtain an advanced decision pack but, as with so many things these days, when one does not have a computer with all the rigmarole of the internet, we are overlooked.
FAISALABAD, June 17, 2009 (Balochistan Times) --Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) and Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) have demanded withdrawal of minimum tax regime and regular assessment rigmarole as it would open floodgates of corruption and deplete net revenue collection.
By the late 13th century the term "ragman roll" was in everyday use to mean any long and rambling discourse and over the years that has become rigmarole - i.
Coach Anderson said: "The officials are wired up and the touch judge could have told the ref earlier and stopped the whole rigmarole.
By the time passengers have travelled to Cardiff International Airport, parked the car, checked in and waited - and then gone through a similar rigmarole at the isolated RAF Valley in Anglesey - very little time has been saved.
I now have to go through the whole rigmarole of getting to know and trust new people.
Harris displays flashes of blasphemous wit (Eucharist hosts are "defenseless crackers," Muhammad's Paradise resembles an "al fresco bordello," the New Testament ends with "the all-consuming rigmarole of Revelation"), and he scores any number of direct hits on deserving targets.
The five-year-old, who was placed over fences in France before joining Martin Pipe's stable and showing smart form over hurdles, still ran well at the Scottish track to finish second to the progressive Tribal Dispute and looks more reliable than main rivals Rigmarole and Flying Spirit.
but it could prove costly to rule Rigmarole out your calculations for the Champion Hurdle in March.
His trainer Howard Johnson has also entered the Sedgefield specialist Teme Valley, while Paul Nicholls can choose between Perouse and Rigmarole, fourth and seventh respectively in the Greatwood Hurdle last time.
Mann, whose Demi Beau is currently on 9st 7lb, believes the race will be ruined if the Paul Nicholls-trained Rigmarole is declared as top weight tomorrow morning.
It was a good performance when he beat Rooster Booster in the Christmas Hurdle this time and then Rigmarole beat us fair and square at Wincanton, and deservedly so.