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ro li king

  • v  play boisterously
  • s  given to merry frolicking

  • Years from now, reading our e-history books in the comfort of our networked pods, we might hazily recall 1999's rollicking bull market or whizzy new cell phones.
  • So begins a darkly rollicking story of opportunity, identity and class.
  • You know, one that sounds like a roaring, rollicking Swoosh? Nike, the $18 billion sporting giant, knows a tough competitor when it sees one, and when it sees one, it attacks.
News & Articles

  • Backup singers step in the spotlight in '20 Feet from Stardom'
    Where would some of rock’s biggest hits be without backup singers? Imagine “Walk on the Wild Side” minus its doo-do-doos, or “Gimme Shelter” with no wailing accompaniment, or “Sweet Home Alabama” scrubbed of its rollicking female chorus.
    June 14, 2013 - New York Post
  • The Stars Come Out for Shakespeare in the Park
    A rollicking, star-studded performance of “The Pirates of Penzance” was part of the rain-delayed annual benefit for Shakespeare in the Park.
    June 12, 2013 - New York Times
  • Review: End of times are good times in 'This Is the End'
    'This Is the End' is raunchy, rollicking and righteously funny. A key word there is righteously, because despite all debauchery and dirty talk, 'This Is the End' is actually something of a morality play.
    June 12, 2013 - Detroit News

  • David Moyes in
    They were centre forward's goals but he got a rollicking at half-time because I didn't think he did enough in the first half,said Moyes. "He could have worked harder and he got involved in an incident which led to them getting a penalty...
  • John Terry in ESPN
    We were a bit slow at times with our touches on the ball in the first half,Chelsea captain John Terry said. "We had a bit of a rollicking at halftime, but we needed to pick it up to put the pressure on Manchester United."
  • Brian Laws in Independent
    I'm emotionally drained and gave my players a right rollicking after the game for putting me through this agony,Owls manager Brian Laws joked.

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