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Synonyms for bluenose

a person who is too much concerned with being proper, modest, or righteous

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Synonyms for bluenose

a native or inhabitant of Nova Scotia


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The 15 per cent suggested a notional figure of 9,900 Bluenoses might have descended on London, but under police advice and the potential problems caused by travel arrangements, a figure of 5,200 has been agreed.
Die hard Bluenose Kevin Tomlinson pledged to plaster Monk's face on his backside if Birmingham beat Fulham to clinch their Championship survival on the final day of the season.
However, none of the Blues legends could fathom how any of the present players could not rise to the occasion of playing in front of all the passionate Bluenoses at St.
Credit to Jack Rodwell and Leighton Baines too for turning up to receive deserved awards for Young Player and Player of the Year Awards, courtesy of Bluenose promotions.
It should do - the words came out of that bluenose, opinionated hole in your face you call a mouth.
No manager no money under 23's only new players nightmare season ahead for us bluenoses. Good luck Che you deserve your chance KRO @richzico10: Woeful fee, considering villa are paying 14m for their reserve left back Jon Evans: Fair price, only had one good season Reece Wood: 16 million is nothing now days we'll be lucky to get 2 decent players for that, Villa have just had a 14 million bid accepted for their second string fullback yet we accept it for our first and main striker don't we owe united some money from this aswell?
"Thank you to the owners, the directors, all the players, the manager and his staff, the staff behind the scenes at the training ground/ground who don't get the recognition they deserve for all their hard work and finally to all the Bluenose fans who have accepted me, accepted me for who I am, the 100% effort I have given and what I have tried to bring to this team on/off the pitch.
Make no mistake, wee Barry has been badly missed and his return gives all us Bluenoses a huge lift.
The biggest cheer of the night was given, however, to former Blues manager Howard Kendall who spurned last week's controversy over the pantomime and took to the stage with Ratcliffe to help the Bluenoses defeat the evil Count Hoolio of Anfoldia.
So far in Melbourne he has looked untouchable.WORST OF THE DAYSORRY Bluenoses, but I've just got to say Everton at 2-5 to beat Tranmere.
So it is onwards and upwards Bluenoses, bring on the next game.
Moments earlier, a group of friends, with whom Mr Priest had been at the match, approached Mockble and accused him and his two passengers of being "bluenoses".
Thirty years ago the bulk of the Scotland support were Bluenoses but times have changed.
I'll leave you rabid bluenoses with one intriguing question.
It means the time of the kick-off has been rescheduled to 12.30pm, which initially threw a spanner into the works of many Bluenoses planning a day out in the capital.