uh-huh


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"Been saving this just for you, Ma'am, uh-huh, sure have." Smiley nodded, looking pleased with himself.
EWPO and presumably the cited authors spell the yes word "UH-HUH".
His contributions included such semi-whispered utterances as "That's right ..." "Uh-huh ..." and "Yuh ..."
Uh-huh, just as I expected-everyone can share a story (or seven), from the mildly annoying to the I-am-outta-here-tomorrow, deal-breaking, bad bucho.
When I went to Germany in 1958 as a second lieutenant, they drove me up to the Fulda Gap and they said, "Lieutenant, you ever hear about the strategy of containment?" "Uh-huh, uh-huh." "Well, this is where it starts." "And you see that tree over there?" "Uh-huh." "You see that tree over there?" "Yeah, uh-huh." "Well, that's your zone, lieutenant." "And when the Russian army comes, stop it." "Do you understand?" "Uhhuh, uh-huh." I can handle that.
Uh-huh. And while the pictures bear no trace of aestheticization, Huntley's account of them is quite romantic; he doesn't subscribe to the Cindy Goldin heuristic.
They hear their family physicians speaking a language they don't understand and, not wanting to appear stupid, say "uh-huh" and hope for the best.
Backchannel: uh-huh, yeah, o.k., (all) right Contributions made by other participants while the first speaker maintains the floor.
So when the Administration announces "in order to help out the economy, we have to stimulate the rich," we just nod our heads and go, "uh-huh, that's me, someday."
While there's no million-dollar prize, Metsger jokes that the honor just might help him launch a TV career, "just like Colleen from Survivor I." Uh-huh.
Would you teach it?" So I said, "Uh-huh, yeah, right." The next day, there they were, in my office again, saying, "Why don't you write that up?" So I wrote up a course description and sent it upstairs to the powers-that-be.
Pepsi's "Uh-huh!" models created quite a stir in Harrisburg, Pa., when they appeared for a two-hour photo session at the local Festival Foods.
They sit there, they kid around, they sing "You've got the right one," but then to do the "uh-huh"s we cameo a lineup of Desert Storm celebrities: General Kelly, General Neal, Pete Williams, Benjamin Netanyahu, Ambassador al-Sabah, Steve Solarz, maybe some ordinary dogfaces, maybe Arthur Kent, maybe Wolf Blitzer, maybe-oh, what the hell-Peter Arnett, all of them taking a turn going "Uh-huh, Uh-huh." Then this Saddam look-alike comes on and opens his mouth, but we right away cut to a close-up of Powell, who just shakes his head and says, "Uh-"uh." I think it's a grabber.