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a phrase that has become a catchword

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Susie Dent, author of The Language Report for Oxford University Press in the U.K., announced in December that the word of the year was bovvered, an adjective that means, basically, "I don't care." (Think bothered.) It originated with British comedienne Catherine Tate's TV show, and while I don't think it's made it across the pond, "Am I bovvered?" is a national catch-phrase in Britain.
The name is a take-off on a catch-phrase used by Sabres' broadcaster Rick Jeanneret in reference to player scoring into the top of the net.
Nothing strikes fear in the hearts of insurers like the words "the next asbestos," but that's the catch-phrase that's being used after an Illinois jury awarded a plaintiff $1 million after finding exposure to welding fumes caused a neurological disease.
As those kinds of issues get forced onto their plates after the naptime that came with the economic boom, erstwhile progressives may find themselves falling back on a catch-phrase of the industrial era Cherny seems so eager to bury: Which side are you on?
Hawthornes Printers and Skills are both cited by Britain's Institute of Public Policy Research as a good examples of `corporate social engagement'(*), the government's new catch-phrase for business commitment to social inclusion.
Hughie's mid-atlantic catch-phrase - `and I mean that most sincerely, folks' - earned him a place in the hearts of millions of viewers.
This rather ambiguous first meeting, along with Jarndyce's much-repeated catch-phrase - 'the wind's in the east' - may have been put into Dickens's mind by a scene from a recent novel by his friend, Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
The Golden Globe Award winner further added that according to her ageless beauty doesn't exist and it's just a catch-phrase and it is absurd.
I think 'Thank God you're still alive"' - Sir Bruce Forsyth explaining why he utters his famous catch-phrase "Nice to see you - to see you nice" every morning.
I think 'Thank God you're still alive"' Sir Bruce Forsyth, 85, above, explaining why he utters his famous catch-phrase "Nice to see you - to see you nice" every morning "Your body does eventually wave a white flag" Sir Chris Hoy, 37, six-times Olympics winning cyclist, explaining why he retired from competitive sport "Ours was not a love affair, not at all.
Which TV character's comedy catch-phrase was 'I don't believe it!'?
To promote the second-season premiere of "Entourage" on June 5, HBO has unleashed 25,000 Lance Armstrong-style bracelets and thousands of T-shirts and business cards emblazoned with what has become the show's catch-phrase.