“It's my belief," she reproached him, "you brought me here out of stinginess, pretending not to notice when we passed the waxworks, which is only tuppence, and real murderers with their chests a-rising an 'fallin', as Maria's young man treated her to a last Regatta; an ”
“The Faith Links section includes visits to such roadside attractions as The Living Bible Museum, home of the world's most horrific waxworks, and there's an article explaining why vajazzling is "the newest threat to your college son".”
“Having apologised for any offence caused, Tussauds continued on the subject of interacting with the waxworks: "We absolutely defend the right of our visitors to make such choices for themselves, as long as they behave themselves responsibly.”
“The world's most famous collection of wickless candles announced: "We proactively encourage our visitors to interact with the waxworks should they so choose.”
“Appalling old waxworks," he called the new Chinese masters.”
“This time around Sir Peter Blake is presenting his collection of ephemera, from Elvis-branded condoms to Sonny Liston waxworks, alongside a Victorian marvel, Mr Potter's Museum Of Curiosities, marrying the cute with the macabre.”
“After months of subjecting myself to waxworks exhibitions, "destination" shopping malls and Britain's only museum of creationism, however, I realised that documenting the very worst that Britain has to offer was a job too big for one man.”
“Last fall, one of these waxworks, "Untitled Candle," sold at Sotheby's for $1 million.”
“This new show, a highlight of Chelsea Theatre's current Sacred programme of work by US and UK-based artists, features music by Rasp Thorne and focuses on the politics and history of waxworks and human anatomy exhibitions, with everything from Madame Tussauds to Bodyworlds referenced with Carnesky's eye for detail.”
“Her characters patrol the hallways of the museum, haunting its arboretums, lecture halls, menageries and aquariums, creeping among its waxworks, scientific-ish dioramas and oddball memorabilia.”
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Movies or TV shows where the titles are also common words, generally one-word titles.
Feel free to wax poetic.
You know who you are, freakish compounds. Though very useful, some of these words just don't seem right together--or, their meanings are so far from what the two (or more) component words suggest t...
words used in the Arts section of the NYT that are generally not used elsewhere in my life
Words, names and phrases from Peter Shaffer's Amadeus (play and screenplay) as well as more general Mozartian stuff. Inspired in part by the discussion about "nipples of venus" over at pasties.
Looking for tweets for waxworks.