brass monkey

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a metal stand that formerly held cannon balls on sailing ships

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Brass Monkey camp Youngsters got wrapped up and took on the challenges
The Brass Monkey employees typically understand that in the retail business, the holiday season is going to be the busiest, she said.
She said: "It was a big surprise to run such a quick time in the Brass Monkey - 82:56 - which is my fastest-ever halfmarathon time.
The annual Brass Monkey Run from The Victoria pub in Coalville.
The Brass Monkey Club describe themselves as "bold as brass monkeys combatting unfair actions and corporate cruelty with humour and bits of rectangular metal and public furniture".
The Brass Monkey is available for the Durango Limited and focuses around 20-inch Burnished Bronze, monochromatic exterior with a gloss black grille and exterior badge.
Eleven New Markse Harriers took on the the Brass Monkey Half Marathon in York including, from left to right, Sharon Bulman, Paul Cleasby and Kath Aspin BEN MCNEILAGE
Iron Man or brass monkey in this shot of Crosby beach taken on December 18, 2010
The last time Brass Monkey ran over hurdles he was sent off favourite for a 0-110 at Fakenham in January and travelled well until two out on soft ground.
DANIEL Jenkin of Durham saw off a 1,400-strong field to win yesterday's Brass Monkey Half Marathon at York Racecourse.
AND I thought 10 weeks in the frozen Minnesotan wilds for Fargo was bad enough, but last week's episode of A Cabbie Abroad (BBC Two) took brass monkey weather to nether-perishing extremes.
@bobbyrob1974: I just saw a polar bear charge after a brass monkey in Princes Street Gardens
HUNTINGDON: 12.45 I Need Gold, 1.20 Brass Monkey, 1.55 Tara Mist, 2.30 Roseneath, 3.05 Bertie's Desire, 3.40 Benny The Swinger.
Brass Monkey, a developer of technology to transform iPhones or other smart devices into controllers for web-based single or multi-player games, reported on Thursday its acquisition of software developer Emotely.
In fact, amateur brass bands are as deeply rooted in the musical traditions of the British working class as the pub song and the fiddle tune, and for over twenty-live years Brass Monkey has been slowly, steadily bringing an awareness of this rich tradition back to the folk scene.