high jinks


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noisy and mischievous merrymaking

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HORSEPLAY: John Phillips said high jinks were common in mortuary
THERE will be plenty of high jinks in Solihull in June when a miniature circus rolls into town.
But, apparently, it wasn't the first time a Chinese team have been involved in some high jinks on these shores.
No, but, like their series predecessors, these high jinks are destined to be swapped as awed recollections at dorm parties for years to come.
With a bit of luck, not only will they continue to know more about their academic subjects than their charges, they will also be able to stay on top of the hi-tech high jinks engaged in by today's "PlayStation" generation.
Once there, the little critters engage in all kinds of high jinks.
The focus is on the Company where Kin Arad (aided by memory surgery and 120 years of life experience) is a supervisor who understands high jinks.
Punch-Drunk's high/low high jinks are immediately apparent, pairing Hollywood's lowbrow cash cow Sandler with Lars von Trier alumna Emily Watson and mingling a nonprofessional supporting cast with the artiest mise-en-scene of Anderson's career, including abstract digital animation sequences by New York-based artist Jeremy Blake.
The opening allegro crackled with masculine high jinks.
We were bombarded with goofy and dopey movies about high school high jinks such as American Pie and condescending, tawdry yawn-a-thons such as Varsity Blues, Never Been Kissed, or worse, Cruel Intentions.
It's back to the banks, and no more of the 1980s' financial high jinks.
So they fashioned a third force, a worldly style "as hedonistic as the College Man,' but intellectually curious and scornful of frat-boy high jinks.
It seems to me that, as ever, the upper class' high jinks are the lower class' loutish behaviour.