lollipop lady

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lollipop lady

A person who helps school children cross trafficked roads in the UK during the school year. The name refers to the large signs he or she holds to attract the attention of traffic, which resemble lollipops.
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Which is why each spring, Patti Smith of the Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center in Brattleboro, Vermont, organizes crews of volunteer salamander crossing guards. Like Minutemen equipped with flashlights instead of flintlocks, Smith's volunteers must be ready for action at short notice.
Daniell hypothesized that a molecule might be permitted to cross if it was attached to a carrier that is able to pass over, as a sort of molecular crossing guard.
Mrs Phillips, from Kirkby, is having her service record scrutinised to see if she is Britain's longest-serving crossing guard, as school staff and pupils paid tribute to her four decades of keeping children safe.
Unlike Jack Nicholson's character in Sean Penn's recent film "The Crossing Guard," or Sally Field's vengeful mother in John Schlessinger's bloodbath "An Eye for an Eye," Edward Ives does not descend into an inferno of rage or try to lash out at his child's killer, even when prompted by well-meaning friends.
Tenders are invited for provide elementary and middle school crossing guard services.
She was born in Worcester daughter of John and Eva (Lavoie) Grandmaison and worked for many years as a crossing guard. Barbara was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church.
But my parents set a high standard to follow - they met at ages 14 and 15 when my Dad was a school crossing guard and helped my mum cross the street," the Daily Star quoted her as telling the New York Daily News.
She worked as a crossing guard, a bookstore clerk and for Pacific Telephone.
The popular school crossing guard came across the runaway cow as he was doing his rounds as a refuge collector for Cavan Town Council.
In retirement his favorite job was working as a crossing guard for the Wheeling Police Department and District 21.
For many years before her retirement, she worked as a school crossing guard for the Town of Clinton.
Postal Carrier, he was a crossing guard at Turner school for 22 years.