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1it came through on the bush telegraph — me lo contó / me lo dijo un pajarito informal
- The bush telegraph has never made so much money; telecomms deregulation has no effect on volume business.
- Given the nature of the Aboriginal bush telegraph, and the fact that a lot of station hands were supposedly involved, it seems improbable that nothing ever leaked out over the years concerning the supposed murders.
- Then we heard on the bush telegraph that some new people had taken over - a Scotsman, who had learned his skills as a chef all over the world, and his wife were now serving up some tasty treats at Colton.
- The jazz bush telegraph has ensured that audiences for jazz in Howden are continuing to grow, with people travelling from Leeds, Scarborough, York and Hull.
- Distortions on the bush telegraph begin, via the Chinese whispers effect.
- He reckons the bush telegraph would soon get the others to slow down.
- If a web site changes, but the change is not immediately visible, then any consequence is dependent on the web bush telegraph slowly widening the knowledge base.
- The industry bush telegraph is predicting more job cuts at Ericsson ahead of its Q1 earning figures on Friday.
- Rumours merely coursed through the international reporters' bush telegraph.
- The industry's bush telegraph often gives competitors several month's warning of a launch.