“Listen, [Louisiana Gov.] bobby Jindal makes me nervous,” Perry said.
You won't find Congressman bobby Rush in Washington on too many Sundays.
Lawfare's bobby Chesney: So, what happens next on the interrogation issue?
I passed the message along, but all bobby wanted was a photograph of the New York Jets.
When someone pitches you a character who is a gay rapper, what makes you think “perfect for bobby Moynihan?”
Again bobby was rendered speechless, but his mind was active.
When he tried the knocker, a bobby came along and stopped him.
bobby took his seat wishing that he could get even with Tim Roon.
There was a special reason why bobby felt relieved to get to U.
"You're looking for your bobby, and I'm searching for my daddy," said Puss, sadly.
"London policeman," 1844, from Mr. (later Sir) Robert Peel (1788-1850), Home Secretary who introduced the Metropolitan Police Act (10 Geo IV, c.44) of 1829. Cf. peeler.
"seed covering," from Old English hulu "husk, pod," from Proto-Germanic *hulus "to cover" (cf. Old High German hulla, hulsa; German Hülle, Hülse, Dutch huls). Figurative use by 1831.
"body of a ship," 1550s, perhaps from hull (n.1) on fancied resemblance of ship keels to open peapods (cf. Latin carina "keel of a ship," originally "shell of a nut;" Greek phaselus "light passenger ship, yacht," literally "bean pod;" French coque "hull of a ship; shell of a walnut or egg"). Alternative etymology is from Middle English hoole "ship's keel" (mid-15c.), from the same source as hold (n.).
"to remove the husk of," early 15c., from hull (n.1). Related: Hulled, which can mean both "having a particular kind of hull" and "stripped of the hull."
surname, literally "John's (child);" see John. Phrase keep up with the Joneses (1913, American English) is from the title of a comic strip by Arthur R. Momand. The slang sense "intense desire, addiction" (1968) probably arose from earlier use of Jones as a synonym for "heroin," presumably from the proper name, but the connection, if any, is obscure. Related: Jonesing.
Fischer Fi·scher (fĭsh'ər), Hans. 1881-1945.
German chemist known for his research on the components of blood. He won a 1930 Nobel Prize for his work on the synthesis of hemin.
An addiction, especially to heroin.
: She's jonesing for those diamond earrings
[1960s+ Narcotics; origin unknown; perhaps an innocent code word used by addicts and dealers]