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Cherry

A British slang term for one pound. It is an example of Cockney rhyming slang.
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Caption: All ages participated in the Cherry Pit Spitting Contest.
Cherry Pit Lane in both directions closed due to water main work from B4101 Beoley Lane (Holt End) to Seafield Lane (Heath Green).
Additional diversions held in the Open Space include the Cherry Pit Spit Contest (you knew it was coming!) with daily prizes awarded to top pit spitters; the aforementioned Festival Air Show; wine tasting, including--but not limited to--you guessed it, cherry wine; a cherry-pie-eating contest; carnival rides; food and drink vendors with just about everything "cherry" in it; and, of course, what would the Fourth of July be without Traverse City's own fireworks display, seen quite adequately from the Festival Open Space.
The Cherry Pit (Random House, 1965): Clifford Stone, an assistant curator for the Cabot Antiquities Foundation in Boston, returns home to Little Rock, Arkansas, to rediscover his past.
We cheered on our favorite team in the Ag Olympics, with events including cherry pit spitting and Christmas tree tossing.
In addition, to the westerly side is a gently-sloping paddock with its own access to Cherry Pit Lane, Beoley.
An amusingly long and complicated saga revolving around a cherry tree--and touching on love, sex, violence , time, remembrance, and a cherry pit stuck in a man's cross-trainer--is packed into a short film that consists of a few images drawn in black pen; occasional fields of red represent a variety of subjects, including rage, lost virginity, and, of course, the cherry itself.
If someone did actually swallow a cherry pit, it would eventually pass through the body's digestive system and be excreted as waste -- in much less than one hundred years' time!
* 4th Annual Washington State "Cherry Pit Spit" Contest at Pybus Market 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Now Cherry Lane is expanding into the theater, renaming the 90-seat black box venue the Cherry Pit to become its third stage.