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  • n. Plural form of funfair.


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  • What is there to those empty spin paintings, enlarged versions of the pseudo-art made in funfairs?

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  • Ignore the gangs and murders and the scenes of funfairs, scooters and beaches might spur you into booking a seaside jaunt.

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  • How about a red nose that is actually a smoke bomb and a cork gun (like from funfairs where you get to shoot a prize)?

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  • Surely the examiner didn't make the decision based upon the perceived class of the writer: one writing about funfairs and one about horse-riding.

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  • In Frustration you must move your mouse around a number of courses, much like those steady hand games that electrocute you at funfairs.

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  • With its mud flats, its ‘Longest Pier in the World’, its fish-and-chip shops. candyfloss, funfairs and, of course, its pubs, Southend was the ideal place to escape the bombed-out ruins of London.

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  • Although games that emulate funfairs are fun, we don't feel as if the definitive funfair game has been created yet – the sort of game where you feel simultaneously elated and disgusted that you won a packet of Chewits on a shooting range but had to pay £6 to actually do it.

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  • You know those games you play at funfairs where you have to guide a metal loop around a wire course without touching it?

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  • You know those Whack-A-Mole games you get at funfairs?

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  • Wild speculation I know, but the Lib Dems are good at coming up with wacky stuff like that proposal to ban people from winning goldfish at funfairs and they've been squeezed on the environment by Labour and Tories in recent months.

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