AWTF

(redirected from Away with the Fairies)
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AcronymDefinition
AWTFAlexandra Wylie Tower Foundation (UK)
AWTFAway with the Fairies (slang used on patient notes for confused patients)
AWTFAcquisition Workforce Training Fund
AWTFAnglian Water Trust Fund (now Anglican Water Assistance Fund; Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England, UK)
AWTFAfrican Water Task Force
AWTFAmerican Wild Turkey Foundation (Youngwood, PA)
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When I was little my parents always used to joke that I was a daydreamer and away with the fairies and I think that has stayed with me!"
"Meg is studying criminology, Holly is into fashion, Jack wants to be in the military and Tilly is away with the fairies. One day she's a doctor, the next she's a chef, then it's Blue Peter."
It was a comment that made me finally come to the conclusion Danny, as we Irish so eloquently put it, is away with the fairies.
'She said you were away with the fairies.' Translation from Irish -- The thread anchoring me to sanity is unravelling.
But I promise you I don't read or listen to anything before a game because it can send you away with the fairies.
"Then the old lady with the autocue, who I think was deaf, couldn't hear what we were saying and when it stopped working I kept trying to nudge Mick to improvise but he was away with the fairies.
"But I was on a drip and away with the fairies, and just focused on what I had to do.
We were wasting our time, we were whistling in the wind, we were away with the fairies, we were going to lose and the EU was going to be here forever" - Outgoing Ukip leader Nigel Farage on the Brexit victory.
We were wasting our time, we were whistling in the wind, we were away with the fairies, we were going to lose and the EU was going to be here forever" Outgoing Ukip leader Nigel Farage on the Brexit victory "Hillary Clinton is a bigot who sees people of colour only as votes, not as human beings worthy of a better future" Donald Trump, Republican candidate for the White House, attacks his Democrat opponent, Hillary Clinton "He is scaring me to death.
Mr Driscoll said Mr Harrington was a "regular smoker of cannabis, but he never seemed away with the fairies" and the pair used to go to rock'n'roll concerts together.