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Mickey

In auto sales, a loan that a dealership arranges for a customer to make the down payment on an automobile. While the dealership does not extend the mickey directly, it works with a separate financial institution to ensure that the customer receives it.
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She said only two of the people she photographed had escaped mickey-taking and revealed she had been the victim of verbal abuse herself, being humiliated on the Tube by a drunken yob.
But despite coping well with the presenter's mickey-taking, the early alarm calls weren't as easy to adjust to.
There was no mickey-taking from the rest of the players.
PARTICK THISTLE'S new Italian star Daniele Chiarini is all set to take Scottish football by storm - and endure some more mickey-taking from his Firhill team-mates.
Miss Langford was upset by the DJ's mickey-taking and stormed round to the Radio 1 stage, while Clifton wrote Moyles a letter which was hand- delivered.
The mickey-taking heavy metal outfit wanted to release the album on the back of their cult movie hit "This Spinal Tap" back in 1982.
It was the late 90s, in the Seychelles and I was doing a mickey-taking piece on the Miss World contest.
EMMERSON BOYCE has revealed how Wigan were spurred on by the "mickey-taking" they suffered after last year's humiliating defeat to Tottenham following their shock win at White Hart Lane.
"I certainly didn't miss out on handing out the mickey-taking. But I did also remind him that maybe he should ask a few of his team-mates where their caps are.
In my letter I inquired if the troops - in the name of Tony Blair - would approach the Afghans openly and beg of them to "discontinue this practice" - it was a little mickey-taking.
New Yorker Harvey - Mr White in Reservoir Dogs - had been a last-minute booking and was ill-prepared for the show's mickey-taking antics.
The word has made it into Roger's Profanasaurus, a mickey-taking publication from Newcastle-based magazine Viz which portrayed charvers in a cartoon, left