scuttlebutt


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idle, often sensational and groundless talk about others

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And now the pair of dedicated tweeters are addressing the scuttlebutt -- although cryptically so -- on their Twitter accounts, which combined boast nearly 12 million followers.
Exercise Scuttlebutt, which was held over the Bank Holiday weekend, also allowed cadets to take part in clay range shooting and indoor range shooting.
Undeterred by the weak economy, a surplus of buyers remains ready, willing and able to purchase businesses of every size, and contrary to the ever-present scuttlebutt about banks not willing to lend, they are, in fact, making loans, including loans for purchase/sale of businesses.
The service is so popular that in late November and early this month, scuttlebutt had it that Google Inc.
Scuttlebutt - The latest word on new weapons and technologies
These closely guarded "secret spots" are not like structure, changing daily with the currents, so take this scuttlebutt with a grain of salt.
Significantly less than the previous weekend, possibly reflecting widespread scuttlebutt that the stand was not ready and chaos beckoned.
Affable, extroverted, not to mention tall with a head of curly hair, Kravet was always an easy-to-spot figure on the real estate networking scene, paling around with landlords and brokers and perpetually up to speed on the latest deals getting done, scuttlebutt being whispered and general industry goings-on.
Scuttlebutt had it that conditions were far better in the Home Islands--how could they be much worse?
However, scuttlebutt from the Navy community claims that the rescue succeeded in spite of Obama's indecisiveness and interference, not because of his leadership.
Return to Albuquerque (a) 28 ANTICLIMACTIC (b) 10 BERIBERI (c) 22 COOKBOOK (d) 4 CARDBOARD (e) 3 CAMERAMEN (f) 21 CONSTRUCTIONS (g) 2 ALLEGORICALLY (h) 23 FORESWORE (i) 14 HILLBILLY (j) 16 MATHEMATICS {k) 19 HODGEPODGE (l) 25 OSCILLOSCOPE (m) 9 ENTITLEMENT (n) 1 MAHIMAHI (o) 20 MONOTONOUS (p) 30 WINNOWING (q) 6 CALORICALLY (r) 11 OVERSEERS (s) 8 PHENOMENON (t) 13 HIERARCHIES (u) 17 MICROECONOMICS (v) 29 SCUTTLEBUTT (w) 27 TESSELLATES (x) 18 UNDERHANDED (y) I2 FROUFROU The impostors are 5, 7, 15, 24, and 26.
Dubai: Listen to the scuttlebutt at this year's Gitex, which closed on Thursday, and you might think it didn't meet expectations.
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, the scuttlebutt has it, has already had crew go through "a thorough grounding" in skills that range from fighting shipboard fires to "folding napkins.
It's only speculation - we'll know more after the E3 games convention in Santa Monica in July - but the scuttlebutt is focusing on a control pad that splits into two, with each half housing an accelerometer.
This may all just be idle scuttlebutt, but just where is Wendy these days?