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in the name of canary breeds, refers to a special, cultivated show type of bird, rather than the ordinary type. In dog and cat circles, it refers to the entire following of breeders, owners and admirers.
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And the MPs said: "The number of children admitted to hospital with injuries resulting from a fancy dress costume catching alight is increasing.
The campaign has already made a difference, after supermarkets said they'd ensure their children's fancy dress costumes met tougher fire safety standards.
If you still need convincing, why not browse the extensive range of fancy dress costumes, fancy dress outfits and numerous costume accessories for sale at your local retailer or online?
But did any of the people represented by said fancy dress complain?
The enthusiastic embrace of fancy dress seems to me to betray a person desperate to draw attention to themselves, but without the wit or imagination to do so by original means.
Chris and his girlfriend hosted a fancy dress party to celebrate Christmas and their belated birthdays with close friends in the assumed privacy of his own home," Wasserman Media Group told the Associated Press.
A group of winter sports enthusiasts got kitted up in fancy dress costumes and skied downhill into a pool of cold water, at an event in Georgia.
The theme park is giving away family passes to the two best-dressed participants in three age categories (one to five, six to 15 and 16+) And the biggest team in fancy dress will win PS100.
London, Jan 7 (ANI): Robbie Fowler has sparked a wave of protest after posting a "blacked up" fancy dress image on Twitter.
YOUNGSTERS across North Wales got into the spirit of Hallowe'en and stepped out in their best fancy dress.
WHEN it comes to a fancy dress competition, the only way to win it is by being innovative.