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firecracker

fahy er kra ker

  • n  firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing

  • Startled by what he thought was a firecracker, Abernathy looked out to the walkway and saw that King had fallen.
  • Iceland's Heimaey island may be a firecracker waiting to go off, but the locals like it 1 2 3 4 5 6 Next An aerial view of Heimaey, the largest and only inhabited of the .
  • Godoy said he first thought it was a firecracker until he saw the bodies.
News & Articles

  • Brentwood Firecracker 5K celebrating its 30th edition
    By Ray Fisher, South Hills Record The Brentwood Firecracker 5K Run is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year with two new co-race directors. Kira Foley and Maureen Cunningham, both Brentwood Borough ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Mckeesport Daily News
  • Firecracker Run is June 15
    Ottawa First's third annual Firecracker Poker Run begins with registration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Shoreline Boat Club, 917 Green St., Ottawa. The Firecracker Run is a "rain or shine, rivers and roads" event
    June 12, 2013 - The Ottawa Times
  • Beneficial Bank supports 4th of July Firecracker 5K
    The Broomall Rotary Club will host the fourth annual Firecracker 5K Run 9:25 a.m., July 4, immediately preceding the Annual Marple-Newtown Independence Day Parade. Beneficial Bank is a supporter of the 5K and has been a member of the Broomall community since 1960. The Broomall branch will be moving to the corner of Sproul Road and Paxon Hollow Road in 2014. Runners of all abilities are ...
    June 12, 2013 - Marple Newtown County Press
Quotes

  • Dale Earnhardt in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    You rarely see guys wrecking each other under caution,Earnhardt said. "Juan is a real firecracker, man. He's a good guy, but you just don't push his buttons. And he sort of has that mentality coming from Formula One. He definitely doesn't...
  • Adam Wainwright in Forbes
    He's hotter than a firecracker,Wainwright said. "The only good curveball I threw all day, he hit in the gap."
  • Peter King in BusinessWeek
    The incident on Northwest Airlines flight 253 from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport "definitely appears to be al-Qaeda related," King said in an interview. "This was not a firecracker. This was for real."

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