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Famous Cliches

Posted by Markitos on July 31, 2001

In Reply to: Famous Cliches posted by Anne-Marie Lister on July 31, 2001

: I have a quiz to complete in the next 7hrs and have been on the web for days. I can't find who said:

: "Cockeyed optimist" 'someone from south pacific? Don't know the name

: "The world is my oyster"?
: "Stand on ceremony"
: and "cloudcuckooland"

: can anyone help?

"Cloudcuckooland" is the realm of the birds in Aristophanes play "The Birds."