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PIPE

Pipe

An obsolete unit of volume equivalent to 126 gallons.

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Comments made of new family's moving in, Telling us kids what trouble we are in, We're told to pipe down and go elsewhere, 'Cos playing where we live is an absolute sin, We'd go to the park if it were not for the dangers, Graffiti and needles, And often strangers, We don't want to cause anguish upset or affray, We just want to go out on our safe street to play.
Coun Peter Smallbone has asked for the singing moose to pipe down.
They all seem cut from the same cloth to me" Actor Paul Weller "In an ideal world I would have a rubber car so that, as I hit the kerbs in the BBC's multi-storey car park, I'd just bounce off" TV presenter Helen Skelton, who admits she is a "terrible driver" "The last thing you want to be is a national treasure because that means you haven't really done anything" Comic Ricky Gervais "For me, it's life or death doing plays - there's this perfectionist thing about me that it has to be brilliant - anything less than that is a failure" Marianne Elliott, co-director of War Horse at the National Theatre "Just pipe down, give someone else a go" Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg deals with a heckler at an open-air rally in Swansea "I'm dreading the World Cup, I hate it.
Mulhearn should pipe down because he and his past are considered a bad memory which should be forgotten by the overwhelming majority of citizens who were oppressed by him, Hatton, Lowes and the rest of them.
Twice his rowdy fans were told by stewards to pipe down.
No matter how few dishes you do, you'll never be Nasty Nick so pipe down and get on with your bell ringing.
The Spice Girl would be wise to pipe down as the real claimant must be the P&O shipping company, who begat the word from travellers booking Port Out, Starboard Home, on their passages to and from India.
Everyone, from Martin Pipe down, uses the conditions to suit themselves.
Once we shut the pipe down we rerouted all the water to ensure that water supply was maintained.
Vice President Dick Cheney told the administration's top anti-Saddam militant -- Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz -- to pipe down, Newsweek has learned, and Sen.
And she won't pipe down about society's obsession with youth, either.
PIPE DOWN J Holmes in action PAIN IN THE NECK J Freeman as Watson