For the half-time show, a cheerleader and her doppelgängers perform some hypnotic, pom-pom routines (see 1:11).
The half-time book of the act comes between him and the blessed state of his previous ignorance.
When I had finished, I was as hot and dirty as if it were half-time at a football match.
There are certain other advantages which the half-time system can claim.
The complete movement being in strict time and "4-and" for half-time.
There is no serious difficulty in the way of compelling attendance at the half-time school.
We note the evil in its worst form under the “half-time” system.
When Dickens visited the school where the half-time system was in force, he found the boys undergoing military and naval drill.
Nor was this variety of "time, times, and half-time" all the drawbacks.
In 1844 the law commonly known as the "Children's half-time Act" was passed.