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I'm tempted to cry off because I'm afraid I'll end up telling my daughter what happened at that last party, but she'll think it strange if I don't go.
Half of Aberdeen's malingerers will cry off just so they can have a lie-in, while many from Edinburgh (25 per cent) will risk getting caught by hitting the shops.
The mount on the 10-11 shot had become available when Brett Doyle had to cry off through illness, and Fallon proved a more than able deputy.
With a player called Chipperfield in the Aussie team, it has every chance of turning into a circus as half Sven's squad cry off with a series of mystery hamstrings.
Henry also praised scrum-half Gareth Cooper, who marked his debut with a try, after an 11th-hour call-up when Rob Howley had to cry off because of a back injury.
Illness on the morning of the match forced him to cry off and Dan Hipkiss was capped off the bench instead.
However, she didn't cry off appearing later that day on BBC Radio 4's Any Questions.