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used affectionately to refer to an eccentric but amusing old man

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Method In Madness, Mr Moondance, Crafty Codger and Meihua will carry more than that.
Wilson and Boo Radley--just the sort of cantankerous codger neighborhood children like to tease and free from, or their parents hope to put in nursing homes.
Published by an unrepentant old skate codger, this mag is pretty damn great for a first issue, thick with photos and killer writing (including the aforementioned trip to skate the Basque bowl).
According to sources, Joel, 60, was just too much of a codger for his 27-year-old wife.
When did this cranky codger become a barometer of racial harmony in the United States?
I remain an Old Codger for Peace, ready to continue my resistance and to recruit others to the cause," he wrote in his autobiography.
Enter Colfax, Washington, on Highway 195, look about 30 yards over toward the town's unusual concrete riverbed, and you will see the Codger Pole, only memorial of its kind in America, and an appropriate one for a timber town.
His other titles are Ballads of a Cheechako (1909), Rhymes of a Rolling Stone (1912), Rhymes of a Red Cross Man (1916), Ballads of a Bohemian (1920), Bar-Room Ballads (1940), Rhymes of a Roughneck (1951), Rhymes of a Rebel (1952), and Carols of a Codger (1954).
Donovan will play in the 1st Annual Codger Cup, a Legacy Financial Advisors, Inc.
Dodgy old codger Tom has vanished and Hannah (terrific newcomer Jodie Comer) needs to find him and get some questions answered before somebody else dies a watery death.
Back in January, after four days of experiencing a pain in my left leg that I thought came from stretching while painting my bathroom, I finally faced my GP to inquire on a remedy for this old codger so I could continue my decorating activities and put a smile on the face of my better half.
Oxford's best chance of a win seems to lie with Richard Baker's OLD CODGER who tackles the Puppy event at 4.
If it wasn't nailed down, I'd have it" Comedian Paul O'Grady "I sometimes think that running, which was a sort of tormentor in my youth, has returned to be a friendly codger in my old age - that what was Joe Stalin has turned into Dixon of Dock Green" Sir Christopher Chataway, former Olympic athlete and politician, who, nearing 80, is taking part in the Great North Run "Elvis Presley was full of high-octane energy, but he kept it suppressed inside a cool demeanour.
At the risk of sounding like an old codger, I feel duty bound to make the following comment: "They don't make 'em like they used to.