real McCoy

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Synonyms for real McCoy

informal usage attributing authenticity

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Wicklund's son, Brandon Wicklund, owns The Real McCoy Home Bar & Kitchen two blocks west of Artifacts at 114 Prospect St.
It is thought that the expression "the real McCoy" originated from his name.
The doctor who came face to face with his Doppelganger last week, has finally met his intellectual equal, and it's getting more and more difficult to differentiate between who is the robot and who is the real McCoy. It's an action-packed episode of twists and turns and some macabre moments.
SPEAKING from the wallet there's one headline I want to avoid reading tomorrow morning - "The Real McCoy Makes it a Double."
Includes excerpts from The December Man (L'homme de decembre), Elizabeth Rex, Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), Mary's Wedding, The Real McCoy and many more.
Chicago, IL, April 24, 2010 --( The Real McCoy Hits and Sticks - Television and Film Producer, Datari Turner Has Another Hit on His Hands
Actor and comedian, whose work includes The Real McCoy.
Because they aren't full-length (and can't be raised and lowered), these tricksters require far less fabric than the real McCoy and can often be made from inexpensive remnants.
"It is MY choice to retire and my choice to take the buyout," McCoy wrote on his blog, The Real McCoy, on the Daily News Web site Friday.
Their work was noticed by the producer of sketch show The Real McCoy, who introduced Bhaskar to Kulvinder Ghir, Nina Wadia and Meera Syal - who then formed the Goodness Gracious Me team.
"The funny thing was most the boys got dummy guns that weigh very little, and I got the real McCoy!
'We have some presenters who are the real McCoy but some of us are doing it for fun.
"Los Nuevos Paraguayos are the real McCoy. They will bring sunshine to a chilly Tyneside evening and their music will just make you want to dance."
With the City still reeling, four very different Supermen emerge on the scene, each claiming to be the real, desperately needed Man of Steel, and even Lois can't tell which one, if any, is the real McCoy. Batman was first produced in 1955 as a BBC radio production.