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  • A Place in the Sun ( Elizabeth Taylor movie )
  • A camel is a horse designed by committee
  • A dog is for life, not just for Christmas
  • A finger of Fudge is just enough to give your kids a treat ( Cadbury's advertising slogan )
  • A mind is a terrible thing to waste ( United Negro College Fund advertising slogan )
  • A place in the sun ( an idealistic dream of a sunny hideaway )
  • A touch of the sun
  • Abandon hope all ye who enter here ( warning from Dante's Divine Comedy ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Abandon ship
  • After sun
  • Ain't just whistling Dixie ( completely correct )
  • All hot and bothered
  • America's most famous dessert ( Jell-O Gelatin Dessert advertising slogan )
  • Art Of War ( Sun Tzu book )
  • As boring as watching paint dry
  • As dry as a bone
  • As dry as a pommy's bath towel
  • As dry as dust
  • As hot as Hades
  • As hot as blue blazes
  • As pissed as a rat
  • As plain as a pikestaff
  • As plain as day
  • As plain as the nose on your face
  • Before the ink was dry
  • Betcha can't eat just one ( Lay's potato chips advertising slogan )
  • Bleed someone dry
  • Blow hot and cold
  • Bone dry ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bury your head in the sand ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Busy old fool, unruly sun ( from a poem by John Donne )
  • Cactus juice
  • Camels soothe your t-zone ( Camel cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Castles made of sand fall into the sea eventually
  • Cat On A Hot Tin Roof ( play by Tennesee Williams and Elizabeth Taylor movie )
  • Caught the sun
  • Cross my palm with silver
  • Cry like a rat eating onions
  • Currant bun ( Cockney rhyming slang for sun )
  • Death Valley ( tourist attraction in Arizona USA )
  • Denial ain't just a river in Egypt! ( A catchphrase from Saturday Night Live )
  • Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me ( Elton John song )
  • Don't just book it, Thomas Cook it ( Thomas Cook advertising slogan )
  • Don't just sit there
  • Don't just stand there, do something ( A catchphrase from Wacky Races )
  • Don't just travel. Travel right ( Expedia advertising slogan )
  • Don't waste your breath
  • Don't you just love being in control? ( British Gas advertising slogan )
  • Draw a line in the sand
  • Drink Canada dry ( Canada Dry Tonics and Mixers advertising slogan )
  • Drop It Like It's Hot ( Snoop Dogg song )
  • Drop it like a hot potato
  • Dry humor
  • Dry run
  • Dry up
  • East of the sun and west of the moon
  • Eclipse of the sun
  • Emigrate to Canada Dry ( Canada Dry Tonics and Mixers advertising slogan )
  • Everything under the sun
  • Evil Under The Sun ( Agatha Christie book )
  • Face palm moment
  • Feed the rat
  • For digestion's sake - smoke camels ( Camel Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Full of bull ( talking hot air )
  • Gay abandon
  • Get into hot water
  • Girls Just Want To Have Fun ( Cyndi Lauper song )
  • Grease your palm
  • Hang him out to dry
  • Happy is the bride the sun shines on
  • Haste makes waste
  • He just wouldn't let it lie
  • Head in the sand
  • Here Comes The Sun ( The Beatles song )
  • Hidden in plain sight
  • High and dry
  • Home and dry
  • Honey, I just forgot to duck
  • Hot Lips Houlihan ( Nickname of Major Margaret Houlihan ( Loretta Swit ) )
  • Hot Plate ( Nickname of basketball player John Sam Williams )
  • Hot Rod ( Nickname of basketball player Rodney Hundley )
  • Hot air
  • Hot and bothered
  • Hot and heavy
  • Hot button issue
  • Hot chocolate, drinking chocolate - the late, late drink ( Cadbury's Drinking Chocolate advertising slogan )
  • Hot desking
  • Hot diggety dog
  • Hot enough for you?
  • Hot mess
  • Hot money
  • Hot n Cold ( Katy Perry song )
  • Hot off the press
  • Hot on the trail
  • Hot on your heels
  • Hot potato
  • Hot property
  • Hot pursuit
  • Hot shot
  • Hot stuff
  • Hot swap
  • Hot tempered
  • Hot ticket
  • Hot tip
  • Hot to trot
  • Hot topic
  • Hot under the collar
  • House built on sand
  • Hung out to dry
  • I can see you standing over a hot stove, but I can't see the stove ( Groucho Marx line )
  • I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work ( Thomas Edison quotation )
  • I smell a rat
  • I'd walk a mile for a Camel ( Camel Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • I'll Follow The Sun ( The Beatles song )
  • I'm Happy Just To Dance With You ( The Beatles song )
  • I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens ( Woody Allen quotation )
  • If all the world were Jell-O, And whipped cream filled the sea, Then the only spoon from here to the moon Would have to belong to me ( Jell-O Gelatin Dessert advertising slogan )
  • If it feels good then just do it ( Nike advertising slogan )
  • In hot water
  • In plain sight
  • In the palm of your hand
  • Is it hot in here or is it me? ( Typically used by menopausal women having a hot flush )
  • Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?
  • It Ain't Half Hot Mum ( BBC comedy television series )
  • It is Sun what won it
  • It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God
  • It sits as lightly on a heavy meal as it does on your conscience ( Jell-O Gelatin Dessert advertising slogan )
  • It was just one of those things
  • It's just a game
  • It's just not my day
  • It's not just for breakfast anymore ( Florida Orange Juice Growers Association advertising slogan )
  • Jump ship
  • Just 15 minutes can save you 15 percent or more on car insurance ( GEICO advertising slogan )
  • Just Another Diamond Day ( Vashti Bunyan song )
  • Just Dance ( Lady Gaga ( with Colby O'Donis song )
  • Just Like A Woman ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Just What the Doctor Ordered ( L&M Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Just a glint in his father's eye
  • Just a question of time
  • Just a regular guy
  • Just add water
  • Just another day at the office
  • Just around the corner
  • Just as well
  • Just because you are paranoid it doesn't mean that they aren't out to get you
  • Just cause
  • Just deserts
  • Just do it ( Nike advertising slogan )
  • Just for kicks
  • Just for starters
  • Just for the taste of it ( Diet Coke advertising slogan )
  • Just forget it
  • Just good friends
  • Just imagine ( NEC advertising slogan )
  • Just in case
  • Just in time
  • Just like a chocolate milkshake, only crunchy ( Coco Pops advertising slogan )
  • Just like that ( A catchphrase from Tommy Cooper )
  • Just looking
  • Just lucky, I guess
  • Just married
  • Just one more thing ( A catchphrase from Columbo )
  • Just one of those days
  • Just passing through
  • Just put your lips together and blow ( To Have And Have Not )
  • Just say no ( A catchphrase from Nancy Reagan )
  • Just say the word
  • Just shoot me
  • Just slightly ahead of our time ( Panasonic advertising slogan )
  • Just so
  • Just the Way You Are ( Bruno Mars song )
  • Just the job
  • Just the ticket
  • Just this once
  • Just watch
  • Just what I needed ( Circuit City advertising slogan )
  • Just what the doctor ordered
  • Just when you thought it was safe to go back in water ( Jaws II advertising tagline )
  • Keep your powder dry
  • Kick sand in his face
  • Lab rat
  • Lay waste to
  • Left in the lurch
  • Let not the sun go down on your wrath
  • Let's get out of these wet clothes and into a dry Martini
  • Life is just a bowl of cherries
  • Life is just one damned thing after another
  • Like a cat on a hot coals
  • Like a cat on a hot tin roof
  • Like a rat up a drainpipe
  • Like rats leaving a sinking ship
  • Lipton's gets into more hot water than anything ( Lipton Tea advertising slogan )
  • Love rat
  • Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun
  • Make hay while the sun shines
  • Mall rat
  • Milk dry
  • More Doctors Smoke Camels than any other cigarette ( Camel cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • More than just a front ( Blackpool advertising slogan )
  • My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun ( from a poem by Shakespeare )
  • No bottles to break - just hearts ( Arpege Perfume advertising slogan )
  • Not A Dry Eye In The House ( Meatloaf song )
  • Not a dry eye in the house
  • Not a dry seat in the house
  • Not just a pretty face
  • Not just nearly clean, but really clean ( Ariel Ultra advertising slogan )
  • Not too heavy, not too light, its just right! ( Kelloggs advertising slogan )
  • Old soldiers never die, they just fade away
  • Only 1 out of 25 men is color blind. The other 24 just dress that way ( Mohara Suits advertising slogan )
  • Ours is not to wonder why, ours is just to do or die
  • Palm Sunday
  • Palm off
  • Piping hot
  • Plain Jane
  • Plain sailing
  • Plain speaking
  • Purl or plain
  • Put your trust in God, and keep your powder dry
  • Rat arsed
  • Rat on
  • Rat race
  • Redd Hot ( Nickname of Michael Redd )
  • Rug rat
  • Seasons in the Sun ( Terry Jacks song )
  • Selling like hot cakes
  • Selling sand to Arabs
  • Shack rat ( Canadian military slang term for a promiscuous female who visits military barracks to sleep with soldiers )
  • Ships of the desert
  • Shit hot
  • Skim milk does not come from skinny cows ( Alba Dry Milk advertising slogan )
  • Sleep of the just
  • Smell a rat
  • Smoking hot
  • Some Like It Hot ( Jack Lemmon / Tony Curtis / Marilyn Monroe movie )
  • Strike while the iron is hot
  • Suck someone dry
  • Sun King ( The Beatles song )
  • Sun drenched
  • Sun yourself
  • Sun, sea and sand
  • Tears Dry On Their Own ( Amy Winehouse song )
  • That just about takes the biscuit
  • The Desert Fox ( Nickname of Field Marshall Rommel )
  • The Fake Sheikh ( Nickname of journalist Mazher Mahmood )
  • The Grand Canyon ( tourist attraction in the USA )
  • The Hoosier Hot Shot ( Nickname of humourist Herb Shriner )
  • The Hot Water State ( Nickname of the US state of Arkansas )
  • The House of the Rising Sun ( The Animals song )
  • The King and Queen Might Eat Thereof and Noblemen Besides ( Jell-O Gelatin Dessert advertising slogan )
  • The Land of The Rising Sun ( Nickname of Japan )
  • The Last of The Red Hot Mommas ( Nickname of Sophie Tucker )
  • The Palm Beach Story ( Claudette Colbert movie )
  • The Palm Springs Of Washington ( Nickname of Yakima Washington )
  • The Rat Pack ( Nickname of entertainers Dean Martin Sammy Davis Jr Peter Lawford Joey Bishop and Frank Sinatra )
  • The Sun King ( Nickname of King Louis XIV )
  • The Valley Of The Sun ( Nickname of Phoenix Arizona )
  • The Waste Land
  • The darkest hour is just before the dawn
  • The dogs kids love to bite ( Armour Hot Dogs advertising slogan )
  • The empire on which the sun never sets
  • The last straw that broke the camel's back
  • The light at the end of the tunnel may just be a train coming the other way
  • The long, hot summer
  • The mother of all battles
  • The network is the computer ( Sun Microsystems advertising slogan )
  • The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain
  • The sun is over the yardarm
  • The sun never sets on the British Empire
  • The sun shines out of his backside
  • There's nothing new under the sun
  • Too hot to handle
  • Toxic waste
  • Tumbling tumbleweed
  • Under the sun
  • Unleash the power of the sun ( Sunny Delight advertising slogan )
  • Wait just a cotton picking minute ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Waste away
  • Waste not, want not
  • Waste of space
  • Waste of time
  • We answer to a higher authority ( Hebrew National hot dogs advertising slogan )
  • We put the . in dot.com ( Sun Microsystems advertising slogan )
  • We're Just One Big Happy Family ( Richard Hawley song )
  • We're just one big happy family
  • We're tobacco men not medicine men. Old Gold cures just one thing. The World's Best Tobacco ( Old Gold Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Well, nobody's perfect ( line from the movie Some Like It Hot )
  • Well, she was just seventeen you know what I mean ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • What Just Happened? ( Robert De Niro movie )
  • What's The Story Morning Glory? ( Oasis album )
  • Where a man belongs ( Camel Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Who gives a rat's ass?
  • Why ask why? Try Bud Dry ( Budweiser Earl advertising slogan )
  • You can put that where the sun doesn't shine
  • You dirty rat ( A catchphrase from James Cagney )
  • You just can't help acting on Impulse ( Impulse Deodorant advertising slogan )

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