speak of the devil

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mention someone's name who just then appears

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Mike Hunter, 19, who took home the coveted Golden Gnome Best Picture Award for his gritty crime drama Speak of the Devil, said: "It was a complete surprise when they announced the winners.
Ozzy Osbourne's 1982 album Speak of the Devil makes reference to the earlier, scarier meaning: the idea that you can call up the devil by speaking his name.
You know what they say, speak of the devil and the devil appears.
Some of Isaak's friends believe the bombing was a sick reaction to his latest record Speak of the Devil.