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Latest Popstars The Rivals Stories

2008-07-25 15:00:47

By Gary Flockhart FOR ones gifted to the planet through the curious voting pulses of a Saturday night television audience - and therefore expected to go spectacularly to pieces, with public backlash and rapid disintegration within a matter of months, a la Hear'say and One True Voice - Girls Aloud have not done so badly for themselves. It's now six years since they were formed on reality TV show Popstars: The Rivals, and went on to confound their critics with a string of terrific pop...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'