trunk call

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a telephone call made outside the local calling area

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Trunk call to Tom IN the most unoriginal opening line ever, Tom Daley is about to make a splash at a forthcoming awards night.
TALENT Josh Cook's drawing of an elephant was voted best by his classmates TRUNK CALL Maurice O'Connell from the November Club with St Robert's Primary School pupils who he has helped with drama performances about the time an elephant ran amok in Morpeth
Elephants enjoy their very own Halloween Party, devouring the last of this year's pumpkin harvest Pictures: TONY CLIXBY/tc041108pump-003; Youngster on a roll Code: tc041108pump-009; Pumpkin trunk call .
Other horses to score for P atton included Selskar Abbot, winner of two King's Plates at Newmarket in the 1950s, Trunk Call, La Vulgan and Brown Boy, who was ridden successfully by Terry Casey on several occasions.
If one of the giant trees posed a public risk, the authorities made a trunk call to Geoffrey Staite.
So I suggest a trunk call Or perhaps we'll take a bus To remind these thick-skinned Nellies We're all pachydermatous.
CHILDREN made a trunk call to the Library of Birmingham to celebrate the 80th birthday of a much-loved cartoon character.
A trunk call was an urgent call, but most of the time you could not hear what the other party was saying and the conversation usually consisted of a lot of "hellos" and the line would then get disconnected.
He phoned Red Button - trunk call naturally - to defend his reputation: "It's quite a funny show but I wouldn't agree with what Heather's doing," said the 21-yearold bachelor, who admits he would be tempted to tango with dark-haired Heather, actress Niky Wardley, if she dropped into Carey's, one of his favourite city clubs.
GROWING INTEREST Georgia Wilkes at work in her family's allotment TRUNK CALL Alex Metcalf listens in to the Alnwick Garden lime tree
IT NEEDED an urgent trunk call to a top London dentist when Merseyside's most lovesick elephant realised his chat-up techniques were too painful.
trunk call Clumsy bull gets itself in a right pickle
And despite a trunk call to Birmingham City Council, the local authority has failed to get to the root cause of the problem, the angry pensioner claims.
4* Trunk call Elephant-back safaris are popular, so it pays to pre-book.
SHARP FIGHTING The frenetic action in 13 Assassins a real treat WAIL GOOD J You'll need tissues TRUNK CALL Vet Jacob chills with an elephant GEARING UP nHold on to your hats CHARM Jacob and Marlena LACKS BITE J Priest isn't perfect