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Drug slang Regional drug slang referring to the frenetic manner in which a crack cocaine addict searches on hands and knees for crystals that have fallen from his or her pipe, fancifully likened to the manner in which chickens peck at the ground for grain
Vox populi A popular term for virtually illegible handwriting, as in 'Dr X has been asked to type in his medication orders, because no one can read his chicken scratch'
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Soft ground at Ascot was definitely against her that day, but Waila remains a good prospect and showed last year that she can win first time up.
Sir Michael Stoute''''s filly beat Riposte on her seasonal reappearance but that rival comprehensively reversed the form at the Royal meeting, with Waila nearly six lengths adrift.
Yet, The American Indians Play Waila, a recent release from Canyon Records, features saxophones, accordions, guitars in its renditions of the traditional Native music of the Southwest.
Drums sound from nearby powwow dancing, while craftsmen cut deals at a string of booths selling everything from T-shirts to jewelry and waila tapes.
2.20 York 1m6f Listed C4/RUK Card page 58 WAILA, who was doing all her best work towards the finish of a 1m4f Listed event at Pontefract nearly three weeks ago, very much takes the eye now Sir Michael Stoute steps her up in trip, writes Richard Birch.
At Goodwood, Stoute can strike with WAILA (2.20) who posted some decent form last summer.
Sir Michael Stoute's Waila is likely to head the betting, but the prevailing good to soft ground could prove an Achilles' heel for the market leader.
NEWMARKET: 1.50 Askaud, 2.25 Waila, 3.05 Safety Check, 3.40 Elusive Flame, 4.15 Narmin, 4.50 Mac's Power, 5.20 Endless Credit.
Waila could finish only fifth in the Ribblesdale at Ascot, but she should be up to the task in the Newsells Park Stud Stakes at Newmarket.
Similarly in Dera Ismail Khan at Pushta Hazara and Nai waila bridges were damaged but they were repaired by diligent efforts of NHA personnel.
Official sources said that the jet fighters bombarded on the sanctuaries of suspected militants in Wacha Wana, Sra Waila, Tarkho Kas of Kambarkhel, Koki Khel and Nakai, the remote and bordering areas of Tirah valley of Khyber Agency.