in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang
January 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 23 words.
US Nonsense; often used as an interjection to deflate or reject flattery. 1919–. [Cf. earlier theatrical slang sense, silly
in Green's Dictionary of Slang
January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 149 words.
rubbish! piffle! an excl. of horror.
1884 R.C. Hartranft Journal of Solomon Sidesplitter 161: ‘Airthquakes and apple-sarce!’ exclaimed the...
in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature
January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 192 words.
(1952–), Dutch author, artist, and cabaret performer. Van Leeuwen started with picture books: De Appelmoesstraat is anders (Applesauce
in Aesthetic Surgery Journal
May 2004; p ublished online May 2004 .
Journal Article. 2080 words.
Background: Some medical equipment manufacturers and surgeons have asserted that certain types of cannulas and other components of liposuction systems enhance the efficiency of...