Vintage vernacular. (FREE PRESS).
(288 references from January 2000 to the end of September)
"Considering [Tiger Woods'] age and his physical training regimen, that sounds like so much poppycock, especially since by his own admission he tees it up less frequently than practically everyone."
"Several years ago, a couple of yeggs climbed scaffolding and tried to steal the gilded weathervane from his church."
"The survey with the second-highest response was bad news for [New York City Mayor Rudy] Giuliani. In that online survey, which drew about 2,000 votes, readers slammed Hizzoner 7 to 1 for his legal team's harsh attacks on Donna Hanover in the First Couple's ongoing divorce battle."
New York's Daily News
Jot and title
"Foreign policy-makers in the Bush administration ought to quit fussing about every jot and tittle on the agendas of international conferences and instead send high-level delegations to make our government's case."
"Jumpy, anxious, fussbudget Lemmon and phlegmatic, lethargic, slovenly Matthau became a household item with 1968's The Odd Couple."
"Before you leave the house to take your dog for his daily constitutional, grab a newspaper bag and when you notice little Fifi fertilizing your neighbor's yard, you'll be ready."
"Included were three circuit clouts off Frank Lary, a tough right-hander who was known around the A.L. as 'The Yankee Killer.'"
compiled by Hanah Cho