That evening, Joe Shumate, a Fiorina consultant, sent a one-word email to colleagues upon seeing the results: “bingo.”
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Because bingo and bingo-like activities are harmless and fun, Boghossian urges atheists to focus instead on the problem of faith.
Rumor has it he might appear at a VFW hall near you to lend a hand with the bingo proceedings.
She was sitting on the floor in front of a trunk, with bingo fast asleep on her skirt.
bingo, true to his promise, was ever at his side ready to serve him.
Now, with Maurice coming nearer every hour, she could not think of bingo; she was face to face with a decision!
"Well, we're glad to see you back, Asbury," said bingo patronisingly.
It was Celia's idea to call him bingo; because (a ridiculous reason) as a child she had had a poodle called bingo.
When Asbury was gone, Mr. bingo lay back in his chair and laughed.
lotto-like game of chance, 1936; many theories about its origin, none satisfying; the most likely is bingo! as an exclamation of sudden realization or surprise (attested from 1923). Uncertain connection to the slang word for "brandy" (1690s); attested as "liquor" in American English, 1861. Thomas Chandler Haliburton ("Sam Slick") in "The Americans at Home" (1854) recounts a story of a drinking game in which the children's song about the farmer's dog was sung and when it came time to spell out the name, every participant had to take a letter in turn, and anyone who missed or flubbed had to drink.
An exclamation in reaction to something sudden and unexpected, or expressing sudden success: Have your contracts and debts declared void and, bingo, you're back in business
[Canadian; fr late 1600s bingo, ''brandy,'' and US mid-1800s bingo, ''liquor'']
A more or less benign gambling game (1930s+)