Candy Man

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A regional term for a drug pusher
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Ice Candy Man is set in the years between the end of the Second World War and the Partition of India, in the city of Lahore, the epicentre of urban violence in Pakistani Punjab.
Even the fickle-minded Ice Candy Man turns into a purified steadfast lover and Shanta seeks her shanty (peace) among her own people at the end of the novel.
The novels included in the study are The Crow Eaters, The Bride and Ice Candy Man.
not taken its song Candy Man to the top of the pop charts.
Johnny Depp is excellent as the eccentric candy man Willy Wonka who opens up his factory to five lucky children.
Take your pick in song, story, promos: Candy Man, Tin Man, Tambourine Man, Spider Man, Music Man, Superman, Invisible Man, Piano Man, Time's Man of the Year, (pause for cough) Marlboro Man and, for stargazers, the apocryphal Man in the Moon.
Johnny Depp didn't need to be asked twice when he was invited to star as legendary candy man Willy Wonka He was having dinner with director Tim Burton when he started discussing his plans for a new version of the 1971 movie - and Johnny didn't let him finish the sentence.
Well the Candy Man can and the Candy Man did, which in this case means $12.
Can't say we'd go for boys in blue, red or pink polish for that matter, but according to Dineh Mohajer, founder of the Candy Man collection, (Antonio Banderas, Lenny Kravitz and Quentin Tarantino are all customers) nail enamel is going to be big news for guys in the know this summer.
And for the more adventuresome shopper, last year Hard Candy cosmetics introduced a line of men's nail enamel, called Candy Man, that targets guys with such studly colors as Gigolo (metallic black) and Testosterone (gunmetal silver).
Still, some other lots "Sometimes it makes you feel like the candy man.
Their mammoth creation, a 12-foot-tall, 8-foot-wide, 1,000-pound candy man, didn't do that, but it did manage to generate publicity for the store, increase traffic and boost sales.