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Tarred

All tarred with the same brush. All alike to blame, all sheep of the same flock. The allusion is to the custom of distinguishing the sheep of any given flock by a common mark with a brush d…

Tarring and Feathering

The first record of this punishment is in 1189 (1 Rich. I.). A statute was made that any robber voyaging with the crusaders “shall be first shaved, then boiling pitch shall be poured …

Jack Tar

A common sailor, whose hands and clothes are tarred by the ship tackling. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Jack and the Bean StalkJack Sprat A B C D E F …

Losing a Ship for a Haporth o' Tar

Suffering a great loss out of stinginess. By mean savings, or from want of some necessary outlay, to lose the entire article. For example, to save the expense of a nail and lose the horse-…

Baby Eve

According to the Clonaid Corporation, a baby nicknamed Eve was born on 26 December 2002, allegedly becoming the first human child ever to be cloned. "I am very, very pleased to announce that the first…

Angel Baby

Director/Writer: Michael RymerDirector of Photography:Ellery RyanEditor:Dany CooperMusic:Chris GoughProduction Designer:Chris KennedyProducers:Timothy White and Jonathan SteinmanCinepix Film P…

Baby Genuises

Director:Bob ClarkWriters:Bob Clark and Greg MichaelTriStar; PG; 94 minutesRelease:3/99Cast:Kathleen Turner, Christopher Lloyd, Kim Cattrall Swap Babe's chatty barnyard animals with toddlers …

Baby Boy

Director/Writer:John SingletonColumbia; R; 129 minutesRelease:6/01Cast:Tyrese Gibson, A.J. Johnson, Ving Rhames Ten years after his landmark film Boyz N the Hood, writer-director John Singleto…

Babies in the Eyes

That is, love in the expression of the eyes. Love is the little babe Cupid, and hence the conceit, originating from the reflection of the onlooker in the pupil of another's eyes. In each of…

Baby Charles

So James I used to call his son Charles, afterwards Charles I. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894BabylonBabouin A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P …