fuhgeddaboudit love


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  • interj. Eye dialect spelling of forget about it, representing New York City and New Jersey English.


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  • Christine Quinn joined union activists for a rally on the steps of New York's City Hall this week, shouting "fuhgeddaboudit" in a shot across the bow to Wal-Mart.

    Wal-Mart Wins Chicago Zoning Vote

  • So here's a field guide to the five most prevalent Wall Street conspiracy theories, with each one graded on scope, durability, crowd appeal and plausibility, and each graded on a sliding scale from 1 to 5, with 1 being "fuhgeddaboudit" and 5 being "damn right."


  • We've seen just about every tale there is to tell about Russian or Irish mobsters with friends or family on the other side of the law, to inner-city Black, Asian, or Hispanic street thugs who race a lot - and let's not forget those heavy Italian guys that say that say "fuhgeddaboudit" way too often.

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  • Any other girl laughs at me like that, fuhgeddaboudit.

    Brooklyn Story

  • Filmmaker Heather Quinlan began the project as a tribute to her recently deceased father, and quickly realized that hers wasn't the only nostalgic fondness for linguistic curveballs like "terlet," "cawfee" and "fuhgeddaboudit."

    You Tawkin' to New Yawk?

  • But "as for me wasting my money on a Ferragamo watch or Cavalli vodka, fuhgeddaboudit," says Mr. Machover.

    Like Our Sunglasses? Try Our Vodka!

  • As a longtime commuter on the infernal Long Island Rail Road and a rider of a subway whose signs are in fluent fuhgeddaboudit, I know what I like in a train system.

    NYT > Home Page

  • You can almost hear the collective fuhgeddaboudit.

    Slate Magazine

  • If they don't see value in your project … fuhgeddaboudit!

    Enterprise Irregulars

  • I was thinking (and Tweeeeeeting!) about it last night, and it just is sort of a shame how Idol can turn a nice fellow like your Cousin Phil Dweezy - who I call your cousin because he was basically everyone's schlumpy-cute, sorta aimless cousin from Allentown or somewhere similar - into the smirking fuhgeddaboudit he was last night.



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