Today we're asking, "If Romney is the etch a Sketch candidate, what toy would President Obama be?"
On cable, you shake an etch a Sketch every time you go on air.
But once he broke out the big etch A Sketch in his first debate against President Obama, Mitt started soaring in the polls.
I wish I could rub out my life,” she laments in the opening chapter, “twiddling knobs as on an etch A Sketch, and start again.
He could not control the pattern of lines beginning to etch themselves into the skin of that young face.
In reply to remonstrances, he gave the reasonable explanation that no man could etch all day long.
Nothing was needed now except to etch the design in the upper cylinder.
Daguerre learned how to let one flower etch its image on his plate of iodine; and then proceeds at leisure to etch a million.
Then, I love to etch, particularly on noses, and that was a good big one.
The terms were, that Turner was to etch and Lewis to aquatint at five guineas a plate.
1630s, "to engrave by eating away the surface of with acids," from Dutch etsen, from German ätzen "to etch," from Old High German azzon "cause to bite, feed," from Proto-Germanic *atjanan, causative of *etanan "eat" (see eat). Related: Etched; etching.