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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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But the former Rotherham gaffer, who comfortably kept the club up by leading them to 13th place, decided against sticking the boot into Cellino.
Like all farce, however, this is a deceptively difficult play to bring off and while the stagecraft and the pace of Leighton Hirst's production are creditable, I feel that if The Man With Two Gaffers were to work really well, the tempo would have to be increased to prestissimo and the levels of mannerism and exaggeration pushed to the extreme.
Cannon fire and traditional costumes added to the occasion as gaff-rigged 'Old Gaffers' entered Holyhead for a festival
It is just wear and tear after serious damage to the right knee a couple of years ago but most gaffers run a mile because of it.
"I respected the gaffer's decision to leave me out against Southampton and I didn't put my head down and sulk.
They were just two of the skippers of 55 boats that took part in the 2006 Gaffers Day, Sydney Amateur Sailing Club's biennial regatta dedicated to "yachts that hoist a spar" plus classic Bermudan rigged craft.
in the past, managers from Norway were written off as route-one merchants or eccentrics such as Egil Olsen - whose footwear at Wimbledon made him look more like a farme r than a gaffer.
So Petrie has no fears about his latest young boss being a safe pair of hands and said: "Mixu has had 100 games in charge so has more experience than previous gaffers.
"Between those two and Jim Jefferies I've had three gaffers who don't exactly mince their words."
Gaffer John Robertson leaps to the Spaniard's defence as he alienates another group of fans