“Suppose it had been otherwise and I had been forced to face the world, how it would have hurt, for individual love is cruelly precious sometimes, and an "onliest" cannot in the very nature of things be as unselfish and adaptable as one of many.”
“Simply everyone was there, my dears, from Roy Jenkins to Rab Butler, to Robert Morley to Richard Gordon, to Gordon Richards to the onliest distaff stand-up of the time, wonderful Joyce Grenfell, who told how a distant ancestor, Harrovian WH Grenfell, had been in Oxford's No3 seat in that 1877 dead-heat.”
“Foot supported rabidly only West Indies at cricket and generally preferred football as, most certainly, did M'Lord Gnome himself, the late and onliest Peter Cook, who'd tell me hilariously outrageous tales about being bullied by Radley school's malign "Flashman", Ted Dexter, future England cricket captain.”
“Then, for what seemed like decades, there was Hashim's young kinsman, the seemingly just as unsurpassable Jahangir Khan; and then another, almost to the turn of the century in the onliest Jansher Khan.”
“The onliest WG Grace is buried at Elmers End near Beckenham; at the least, I reckon the ashes of cricket's colossus should have been scattered over the county ground at Bristol – as Walter Hammond's were, and George Brown's at Southampton, and Pelham Warner's at Lord's on the precise spot his first boundary hit the fence as a Rugby School batsman.”
“Obama is the onliest candidate that will put this country back in order.”
“I thoughts I wuz de onliest one dat callz dem jellybeanz.”
“Do onliest ting dat spoyles mai bisits is dat ai reely doan liek de joorney, taeks forebber an is horriblol.”
“The Oxford English Dictionary describes “onliest” asthe superlative form of “only,” used “with emphatic force.””
“Browne: “The kindest, wisest, ‘onliest’ thing, under the circumstances.””
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