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  • n. Plural form of oldie.
  • n. a radio format that plays hit records from the 1950s to 1970s


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  • Guess there's still life left in oldies like the M-14 and the Bren, especially when you really need to deliver a hard punch to a distant target.

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  • (COMMERCIAL BREAK) O'BRIEN: Well, you wouldn't expect the phrase oldies but goodies to apply to fruits and vegetables, but a new study says produce today contains fewer nutrients than it did 50 years ago.

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  • I’m sure both of these could very well nudge a couple of oldies from the top 10 to be sure.

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  • All the music at their grad night is oldies, which is just as well because whatever is playing now is also going to be an oldie.

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  • The oldies are the best, thanks for the link and the laughs!

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  • It's what used to be called oldies but now goes by "classic hits" because the Boomers and GenX are its target market and when we hear oldies, we think Elvis Presley, not Styx or Hendrix.

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  • And the biggest shocker was that the oldies were the goodies last night.

    CNN Transcript Sep 19, 2005

  • Don't get me started on the so-called oldies stations.

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  • Abramovich knows a £35million exit of the oldies is the only way to create space for some fresh, young talent.

  • These songs used to be called oldies - now they are Golden Oldies, but lots of them did have good messages for my generation.

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