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  • Doctor Strangelove Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb ( Peter Sellers movie )
  • Father of The Atomic Bomb ( Nickname of Robert Oppenheimer )
  • Give it the gun
  • Gun down
  • Gunpowder treason and plot ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Happiness Is A Warm Gun ( The Beatles song )
  • Have gun, will travel ( A catchphrase from TV series )
  • He who can, does; he who cannot, teaches ( George Bernard Shaw quotation )
  • Hold a gun to his head
  • Human kind cannot bear very much reality ( from a poem by Eliot )
  • I cannot be doing with it ( I am unwilling to tolerate it )
  • I cannot tell a lie
  • Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?
  • Jump the gun
  • Leave the gun, take the cannoli ( line from The Godfather )
  • Letter bomb
  • Like a pig from a gun
  • Looks like a bomb has hit it
  • Loose cannon
  • Machine Gun Kelly ( Nickname of George Kelly )
  • Mother Superior jumped the gun ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Put a gun to your head
  • Refreshes the parts other beers cannot reach ( Heineken lager advertising slogan )
  • Secret weapon
  • See how they run like pigs from a gun ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • See what we mean ( Canon advertising slogan )
  • Smoking gun
  • Son of a gun
  • The Cajun Cannon ( Nickname of Bobby Hebert )
  • The Cannonball Kid ( Nickname of tennis player Roscoe Tanner )
  • The Fast Gun From Texas ( Nickname of Dan Troop ( John Russell ) )
  • The Gun That Won The West ( Nickname of the Colt revolver )
  • The Man With The Golden Gun ( James Bond movie Roger Moore )
  • The Polish Cannon ( Nickname of Sebastian Janikowski )
  • The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read ( Mark Twain quotation )
  • Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold ( from a poem by Yeats )
  • Under the gun
  • Wabash Cannonball ( Roy Acuff song )
  • Weather bomb ( a rapidly deepening low pressure area causing severe storms )
  • You cannot be serious ( A catchphrase from John McEnroe )
  • You cannot serve God and Mammon
  • You cannot step into the same river twice ( philosophical comment by Heraclitus )

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