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a fragment of brick used as a weapon

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CRAIG Oliver, David Cameron's communications chief, has been happy to let the Aussie election "guru" Lynton Crosby take the brickbats for the listless Conservative campaign.
THERE were moans and groans about some of the accents - though Sheridan Smith and Aneurin Barnard must surely be exempt from any criticism there - but the first episode of Cilla (ITV, Sunday) attracted far more bouquets than brickbats.
Froome had to deal with brick-brickbats and continual Froome had to deal with brickbats and continual questions over his -ances in winning the 100th questions over his performances in winning the 100th Tour last summer and his arrival in Yorkshire coincided with the news that his friend and former team-mate Daryl Impey had tested positive for Probecenid after February's South African Championships.
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Theformerpupil of Kittybrewster primary was forced to ignore brickbats from fellow drinkers.
And, as always, I want to say a huge thank you to you guys - for the compliments, the support and even the brickbats.
Meanwhile, other nurseries are circling and the brickbats are flying.
According to reports, 25 people have been injured in the incident, in which bombs and brickbats were used.
Your correspondent Mr Trefor Davies is at it again, throwing brickbats and verbal crackers at would-be frackers, whilst extolling the imminent destruction of Wales' greatest asset: its landscape (letter August 16).
The daily sacrifices of such parents deserve nothing short of admiration - not the brickbats of officialdom.
TRAIN companies are always likely to attract more brickbats than praise - but the current performance of London Midland beggars belief.
They said at least 30 policemen were injured during the clash that left over three dozen protesters wounded who used brickbats and stones.
AS the ongoing house building mania gathers pace, it is understandable that people are lobbing brickbats and venting their spleens at councils, but they are the wrong targets.
No wonder Abhishek is irritated with the brickbats as they seek to poison what is clearly an immensely happy phase for the doting parents.
THE winner of the caption competition in Rodney Masters' Brickbats & Bouquets of 2011, published in the edition of December 30 is Mr David Snushall of Gerrards Cross, Bucks.