Charm School


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Charm School

A derogatory term for a corporate training program for mangers or employees, especially a program to which one is sent for disciplinary purposes. For example, an employee may be sent to charm school to learn why racism is unacceptable if he/she is punished for making racially insensitive remarks.
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55) as the 2009 Flat season begins - but it's the Clarehaven trainer's understudy Charm School who takes the eye.
Sponsors: 7-2 Expresso Star, 8 Swop, 9 Charm School, 11 Flipando Huzzah, 12 Zaahid, 14 Don't Panic, 20 Benandonner, Titan Triumph, 25 Ace of Hearts, Blythe Knight, Docofthebay, Mia's Boy, Whistledownwind, 33 bar.
Fortune, riding at Doncaster having been replaced by Frankie Dettori on Gosden's runners at the Breeders' Cup, knows Charm School like the back of his hand.
Hill: 9-2 Expresso Star (from 5), 9 Charm School, 10 Fireside, Huzzah (from 12), Swop (from 11), 14 Dont Panic, Flipando, Mangham, Zaahid, 16 Extraterrestrial, 20 Decameron, Spectait, Thebes, Titan Triumph, Slugger O'Toole, 25 bar.
Sponsors: 5 Expresso Star, 10 Charm School, 11 Fireside, 12 Huzzah, Swop, 14 Manham,16 bar.
The wife of the Black Sabbath frontman lost her temper in the special reunion episode of VH1's Charm School.
He even turned on our waitresses, branding the staff at one restaurant as coming from the same charm school as Bond movie villain Rosa Klebb.
Both winners were running off a BHA rating of 102 and, while Charm School is only a few pounds shy of that, he will not strike all as a future Group-race winner.
She has given a statement to police over the alleged bust-up during a break in filming Rock Of Love: Charm School.
Brawny pub bouncers are being sent to charm school to improve their image.
Charm School, a fast-finishing third to Almiqdaad in a usually key Newbury trial, represents John Gosden, the trainer of the last two Cambridgeshire winners.
The final Flat race on turf of 2008, the seven-furlong handicap, can go the way of CHARM SCHOOL, a maiden winner here in the spring who found his path blocked when third to today's rival Axiom at Leicester.