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  • The last time I can recall the bubble-permed former custodian championing anything with quite such enthusiasm was back in the days when he advertised the Bullworker in Shoot.

    For Steve Claridge, setting the team upright is a vertical challenge

  • The bubble-permed singer had been seduced by the "parrots and the palm trees and the buzz" some time ago.

    Rewind radio: Gabby Logan; I'm a Celebrity Get Me Into Here; Ashes Test Match Special

  • RED-LIGHT STAB HORROR was the headline Siobhan had seen, with a daytime photograph of the Paradiso's exterior and a much smaller photo of Laura, looking younger and with longer, bubble-permed hair.

    Resurrection Men

  • Here comes the Mill again, a bubble-permed irrelevance mooning helplessly at its post-window tabloid muse, longing for just a glance, a snippet, a quick grope, or maybe something about Nikola Zigic going to Bolton

    Football news, match reports and fixtures | guardian.co.uk

  • Reba’s thesis regarding the adoption of bubble-permed big hair being a tacit rejection of European and British skinhead nihilism is neat, but it needs also to address the direct lineage by which 80’s rock coiffure descends from the more unkempt, aboriginal rock mane that surely originated in the British psychadelic and blues/rock oevres of the sixties and early seventies.

    A Symposium While I’m Away « Whatever

  • Ancelotti is expected to cram Didier Drogba, Fernando Torres and Nicolas Anelka into the space in the side marked "For Best Results, Please Insert Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka", while bubble-permed Sideshow Bobalike David Luiz will start in at the back.

    The Guardian World News

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