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buh ter kuhp

  • n  any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus

  • Though the new baby is not expected until late January or early February, the bassinet used by Prince Charles and Princess Anne has been redecorated in buttercup yellow and white .
  • It was spectacular, Chinese with a decidedly Italian flavor, the story of a beautiful, cruel princess, chaste as a buttercup, up for marriage to the one who succeeds in .
  • Then all Hell cut loose and within a few seconds the target, which seemed about the size of a buttercup to naked eyes aboard the Ajax, was neatly split in two.
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  • Suck it up Buttercup 5k
    July in Florida...Hills in Florida! Are you tough enough? Well Suck it up Buttercup and come run a fun and rewarding 5k to earn your Buttercup Finisher's Medal!
    June 15, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh
  • With fracking bill on Quinn's desk, environmental groups hold out hope for revisions
    Amid a warbling Lowery organ rendition of “Build Me Up Buttercup” blasting from pre-game Wrigley Field, environmental groups gathered outside Wrigley View Rooftop to make their voices heard on pending fracking regulations. The targets of their signs and chants were state governors in town for the Democratic Governors Association, meeting this week in Chicago. In addition to Gov. Pat Quinn, whose ...
    June 13, 2013 - WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

  • Tom Hanks in Manila Bulletin
    As for the new toys that are being introduced in "Toy Story 3," Tom said that Woody "might be threatened by Ken (Barbie's boyfriend and voiced by the talented Michael Keaton). But he'd have affection for Buttercup (voiced by Jeff Garlin), the...
  • Nigel Slater in The Australian
    Our food culture is about the gentle, buttercup-scented cheese made in a village barn the colour of honey, and the childish delight of unwrapping a foil triangle of Dairylea,Slater writes.
  • Finola Hughes in CBS News
    She looked like a little buttercup,Hughes says about Theron.

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