Musicianship is only part of what makes Rudetsky so popular, explains Will & Grace's Mullally, for whom he served as musical director on a recent Actors' Fund benefit performance of Funny Girl: "His verbal mannerisms and sayings are so catchy that I've literally heard them translated into catch-phrases
all the way out in L.A."
Some advertising catch-phrases
stick in your mind forever.
But they've gone a bit overboard on the Brucie-style catch-phrases
. I counted six in one show including the truly awful "the further you dash, the greater the cash".
Busch and Miller had used popular slogans from the two beer companies that bear their names as their election catch-phrases
His goal is to define and defend the value of a brand new "discipline" - memetics - whose catch-phrases
are popular in the world of the digerati, if nowhere else yet.
Transmitting from, at a guess, somewhere in Hackney or Dalston, Pressure FM has a very sure sense of its audience: the constantly modulating rhythms are peppered by adverts for clubs (Telepathy), and local bakeries ("the munchies crew"), and catch-phrases
like "junglists," "rave," "intelligent drum and bass," "intellicore." Listening for hours at a stretch - once you lock into the beat, it takes over your neural system - you can hear, not only where jungle is coming from, but what it's saying.
Much of her poetry repeated Soviet political jargon and catch-phrases
. Collections include God rozhdeniya (1938; "Year of Birth"), Kamni i travy (1940; Stones and Grasses"), Leninskiye gory (1953; "The Lenin Hills"), and Neskolko shagov (1962; "A Few Paces").
In their nineteenth, century incarnations, these two catch-phrases
were invoked to release "natural laws" from the confines of industrial engines and the laboratory in order to inflict them on the newly global social consciousness.
I've made a fabulous living out of tapping my feet and spouting catch-phrases
, so why do I need a medal of approval from people who are only giving it to me because of a media campaign?
The book will test TV lovers' knowledge of all aspects of British sitcoms, from actors to catch-phrases