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  • Another brilliant move by Camp Obama: appoint a CIA chief with clean hands, his own Washington power base, and bottomless loyalty to O., and give Dianne F. a ringy-dingy after the fact to say "sorry" and remind her who's gonna run national intelligence.

    Feinstein Explains Her Reticence* About Panetta Nomination

  • ( "One ringy-dingy ... two ringy dingies ... a gracious good afternoon, have I reached the party to whom I am speaking?").

    Danny Miller: Sock It to Me!

  • Find out who owes their billions to fiber, cable and the good old ringy-dingy.

    The World's Wealthiest Telecom Moguls

  • "One ringy-dingy," was her trademark phrase, or one of them.

    Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines

  • If you can hook Karen up, give us a ringy-dingy and we'll put you in touch.

    More Hip Than Hippie Podcast

  • The Wall Street Journal also uses phone number masking -- when a Journal reporter gives you a ringy-dingy, the caller ID reads: "PRIVATE."

    Top Stories - Google News

  • This was exactly why cops had unlisted numbers—so every crazy in the universe couldn’t pick up the phone and give them pieces of their ringy-dingy minds just because they felt like it.

    Fatal Error

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  • Ah Lily Tomlin: "Is this the party to whom I am speaking?"

    November 26, 2007