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  • 1Raillery — Rail ler*y (r[a^]l l[ e]r*[y^] or r[=a]l ; 277), n. [F. raillerie, fr. railler. See {Rail} to scoff.] Pleasantry or slight satire; banter; jesting language; satirical merriment. [1913 Webster] Let raillery be without malice or heat. B. Jonson.… …

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  • 2Rally — Ral ly (r[a^]l l[y^]), v. i. To use pleasantry, or satirical merriment. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3raillery — n. Banter, irony, slight ridicule, good humored satire, pleasantry, joke, satirical merriment, jesting language …

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  • 4Caryl Brahms — in her later years Caryl Brahms, born Doris Caroline Abrahams (8 December 1901 – 5 December 1982) was an English critic, novelist, and journalist specialising in the theatre and ballet. She also wrote film, radio and television scripts. As a… …

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  • 5A Christmas Carol — For other uses, see A Christmas Carol (disambiguation). A Christmas Carol   …

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  • 6Monsieur Hulot's Holiday — Film poster Directed by Jacques Tati Produced by …

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  • 7Used People — Infobox Film name = Used People image size = caption = director = Beeban Kidron producer = Peggy Rajski writer = Todd Graff starring = music = Rachel Portman cinematography = David Watkin editing = David Watkin distributor = 20th Century Fox… …

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  • 8Colley Cibber — plays the part of Lord F …

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  • 9Garrat Elections — The Garrat Elections were a carnival of mock elections in 18th century Surrey, England. The events were organized around May 20. People of the village of Garrat, Surrey had met in a conclave and elected a president to obtain rights in a small… …

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  • 10A Game at Chess — is a comic satirical play by Thomas Middleton, first staged in August 1624 by the King s Men at the Globe Theatre, notable for its political content. The playThe drama seems to be about a chess match, and even contains a genuine chess opening:… …

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  • 11Maltese Carnival — Carnival (Maltese: il Karnival ta Malta) has had an important place on the Maltese cultural calendar for just under five centuries, having been introduced to the Islands by Grand Master Piero de Ponte in 1535. It is held during the week leading… …

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  • 12Gudastviri — Other names გუდასტვირი Classification Bagpiping Related instruments Bock (Czech) Cimpoi (Romanian) Duda (Hungarian/Polish) Koza (Polish) Diple (Dalm …

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  • 13Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …

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  • 14Non-canonical Sherlock Holmes works — Sherlock Holmes has long been a popular character for authors and creators other than Arthur Conan Doyle. Their works can be grouped into four broad categories: new Sherlock Holmes stories; stories in which Holmes appears in a cameo role; stories …

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