But it does worry one that since its formation Carlton TV has been a joke, a by-word
for dismal programmes.
She became a by-word
for the too-much-too-young syndrome and pilloried from all quarters for her lifestyle -- what with her being a mum of two and all.
DENISE Van Outen's (pictured) name is not exactly a by-word
for subtlety and sophistication, and her new late-night show, Something For The Weekend (Friday C4), is well down to the standard you'd expect.
Philosophy is almost a by-word
in luxury and the latest additions to the range only enhance that reputation.
For years this company has been a by-word
for British excellence.
From being a by-word
for urban dereliction, unemployment, and economic depression, Merseyside is now thriving.
The Mau Mau wanted to free Kenya from colonisation at any cost - and they became a by-word
for butchery because of the savage way they proved their point.
SURPRISE was definitely the by-word
at Fir Park yesterday.
That it's directed by Adrian Lyne - whose films like Fatal Attraction and Indecent Proposal are a by-word
for big-screen sex - has obviously helped fuel the fire of notoriety.
Journey's End made Sherriff's name a by-word
, not to mention a wealthy man and with it he achieved his finest hour in spite of later writings.
BATTLING MP Irene Adams refuses to be silenced by the dealers and hard men who have made Paisley a by-word
for drugs and violence.
The money men may have sky-jacked Manchester United, corporate greed may be the by-word
for the new millennium, but the heart of football was still beating here.
Hanratty's name became a by-word
for miscarriages of justice following his conviction for the killing of government scientist Michael Gregsten, 36, and the rape and shooting of Gregsten's lover Valerie Storie, 22.
Marks and Spencer used to be a by-word
for sensible fashion and practical pants.
Our courses are a by-word
for REAL training for today's employment market at local, national and international level.