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  • adv. In a catchy way.


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  • Quick nervous steps overhead, a muffled voice calling catchily, "Yes,

    The City of Fire

  • Bedrich Smetana Prague, Czech Repulbic, 1866Smetana took several attempts to get his gentle, catchily tuneful comedy right.

    Top 50 operas

  • Compass Festival Of Lunacy, BristolMore concerned with overabundances of imagination than serious mental health issues, this catchily titled festival retreats from reality in the macabre splendour of the Old Coroner's Court.

    This week's new film events

  • His catchily named "Broken Mirror" theory of autism has attracted attention far beyond the scientific community, and he is clearly excited by the therapeutic possibilities suggested by it — such as the use of biofeedback to control brain activity and of certain drugs that enhance empathy.

    The Mind in the Mirror

  • A while ago, I contributed to a trend briefly – and far from catchily – dubbed "annualism": books written by folk who'd done something for a year.

    Broken resolutions can be good for you | Hephzibah Anderson

  • They did it earlier this year with Lesbian Vampire Killers and now they're at it again with the almost-as-catchily-titled Gladiators Versus Werewolves.

    Archive 2010-03-21

  • On Friday, news that Chinese auto maker BYD, whose shareholders include Warren Buffett, was buying an 18% stake in catchily named Tibet Shigatse Zhabuye Lithium High-Tech sent BYD's stock up nearly 11%.

    Overheard: Bullish on Buddha

  • Pretty much everyone working in publishing has heard of The Four-Hour Work Week, the catchily-titled book that made it to The New York Times bestseller list.

    2008 November 20 « The Book Publicity Blog

  • During the campaign, Barack Obama had promised to inaugurate just such a part-time volunteerism system, an idea the campaign catchily called "a Craigslist for service."

    Could a "Craigslist for Service" Actually Work?

  • Yes, almost the same name the NDP were going to use for bus rapid transit in Richmond before it got cut back beyond all recognition and crawled out of the box as the catchily named 98 B Line.

    07 « November « 2008 « Stephen Rees's blog


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