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Gaffer

In film, the person in charge of lighting effects. Because different lights draw out different emotions, a gaffer may be used in marketing to find the lighting (for example, for a commercial) most likely to elicit a positive response from a targeted consumer.
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We are made to stand on a Gaffa taped cross on the floor.
"But, the gaffa rang asking him to go in because someone else had let him down and he agreed and his wife said she'd do the shopping on her own.
RUDD Tommy Dearly loved brother of Gaffa, brother-inlaw of Dot, uncle and great-uncle.
Gaffa Geoffrey Hassan, 45, a patient at Glanrhyd Hospital, Bridgend, was last seen in central Cardiff on Thursday, December 16.
Jubilant fans sang "We are the Champions!" while others chanted "Rafa is the Gaffa" in recognition of manager Rafa Benitez.
Our Gaffa Who art at The Hawthorns Robson be his name Thy crowd will come 3 points will be won In defence As it is in attack Give us on Sunday a win over Portsmouth Let us make no bad passes As we put a curse on Norwich, Southampton and Crystal Palace Lead us not into the Championship And deliver us from relegation For thine is the meat pie The pint and the sausage roll Forever and ever Boing Boing This one works better in spoken form, but, hey, whatever.
WE will continue to support the club and the gaffa and his family good luck to you all.
City's index - Gaffa At The SACA - offers the same terms as Hills for runs, catches and century bonus.
Memories of Paradise must have come flooding back to him as he and his old 'gaffa' Tommy Burns openly embraced trackside seconds before kick-off .
And all as one each sang along, so loud the gaffa's name.
Ethan and Daisy Xx ZAHID SHAH ALUM ROCK I'd just like to thank you Dad for everything you've done for me and all the struggles you've endured, Khalid MOHAMMAD SHOUKAT OLDBURY Happy Father's Day to Intercity Cars Gaffa Billa!
(Thoughts go back to happy days when we were all together, the family chain is broken now but our memories will live forever.) The Gaffa will be sadly missed by all his boys at The Holt FC xxx.