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  • A golden key can open any door ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • A victory for common sense
  • A, B, C, D, E, Your public library has arranged these in ways that make you cry, giggle, laugh, love, hate, wonder, ponder and understand ( American Library Association advertising slogan )
  • Affluent society
  • Air your dirty linen in public
  • All the lonely people, where do they all come from? ( Beatles song lyric )
  • All together now ( invitation to join in communal singing )
  • An open and shut case ( a straightforward legal case )
  • As common as muck
  • Banana republic
  • Be open with
  • Before you make up your mind, open it ( Irish Independent advertising slogan )
  • Better gas mileage. A Civic responsibility ( Honda advertising slogan )
  • Cafe society
  • Common ground
  • Common or garden
  • Common sense ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Computers help people help people ( IBM advertising slogan )
  • Connecting people ( Nokia advertising slogan )
  • Don't you people have homes to go to?
  • Factory outlet ( a shop where goods are sold directly to the public by the manufacturer )
  • Factory shop ( a retail outlet where goods are sold directly to the public by the manufacturer )
  • Far better for being near to you ( The Chesham Building Society advertising slogan )
  • Forward with the People ( Daily Mirror advertising slogan )
  • Games people play
  • Genius bonus ( a joke or theme added to a programme aimed at well informed people )
  • Go public
  • Hell is other people ( Jean-Paul Sartre quotation )
  • High occupancy vehicle lane ( a traffic lane reserved for vehicles carrying several people )
  • His life's an open book
  • Hold a mirror up to society
  • How To Win Friends And Influence People ( Dale Carnegie book )
  • How does it feel to be one of the beautiful people? ( Beatles song lyric )
  • I see dead people ( The Sixth Sense )
  • I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and doggone it, people like me! ( A catchphrase from Stuart Smiley In Saturday Night Live )
  • If enough people would stop smoking and start drinking, we could get out of ashtrays and into vermouth ( Cinzano advertising slogan )
  • If you keep late hours for Society's sake, Bromo-Seltzer will cure that headache ( Bromo-Seltzer advertising slogan )
  • In the public eye
  • Investments with Abbey endings ( Abbey National Building Society advertising slogan )
  • It Takes People Like You To Make People Like Me ( Buck Owens song )
  • It doesn't take a minute to bag it and bin it ( UK public advertisement advertising slogan )
  • It's all about you ( People Telecom advertising slogan )
  • Joe Public
  • Join the Pepsi People ( Pepsi advertising slogan )
  • Keep a weather eye open
  • Keep an eye open
  • Keep an open mind
  • Keep open house
  • Keep your options open
  • Klunk! Klick, every trip ( UK Public Information Film advertising slogan )
  • Least common denominator
  • Leave out door open
  • Leave the door open for
  • Leave your options open
  • Leave yourself open
  • My door is always open
  • Not a lot of people know that ( A catchphrase from Michael Caine )
  • Nothing in common
  • Of the people, for the people, by the people
  • Open All Hours ( Ronnie Barker television comedy series )
  • Open Pandora's box
  • Open book
  • Open door policy
  • Open fire
  • Open for business
  • Open government
  • Open house
  • Open marriage
  • Open mouth: closed mind
  • Open road
  • Open season
  • Open sesame
  • Open source
  • Open source software
  • Open the bay doors HAL ( A catchphrase from 2001, A Space Odyssey )
  • Open the box ( A catchphrase from Take Your Pick )
  • Open the floodgates
  • Open the kimono
  • Open to doubt
  • Open to offers
  • Open verdict
  • Open warfare ( engaged in active fighting )
  • Open wide
  • Open your account
  • Open your big mouth
  • Open your eyes
  • Open your heart
  • Out in the open
  • Pay your debt to society
  • People carrier ( a car with several passenger seats )
  • People in here are trying to sleep
  • People mover ( a car with several passenger seats )
  • People of colour
  • People person
  • People power
  • People smuggler ( someone involved in smuggling immigrants between countries, often illegally )
  • People watching
  • People who like people like Dial ( Dial Soap advertising slogan )
  • People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones
  • People's republic ( a communist state )
  • Places to go, people to see, things to do
  • Pleasing people the world over ( Holiday Inn advertising slogan )
  • Polite society
  • Poster boy
  • Power to the people
  • Public Enemy Number One ( Nickname of John Dillinger )
  • Public enemy
  • Public sector
  • Pumped Up Kicks ( Foster the People song )
  • Push at an open door
  • Real food for real people ( The beef industry advertising slogan )
  • Sleep with one eye open
  • Take the money, open the box
  • The Heart Of Europe ( Nickname of Prague Czech Republic )
  • The People's Champ ( Nickname of Freddie Mitchell )
  • The People's Cherce ( Nickname of Dixie Walker )
  • The People's Princess ( Nickname of Diana Princess of Wales )
  • The People's Republic Of Berkeley ( Nickname of Berkeley California )
  • The People's Republic Of Cambridge ( Nickname of Cambridge Massachusetts )
  • The People's Republic of South Yorkshire ( Nickname of Sheffield England )
  • The Rome Of The North ( Nickname of Prague Czech Republic )
  • The Socialist Republic Of South Yorkshire ( Nickname of Sheffield England )
  • The Steel Heart Of The Republic ( Nickname of Ostrava Czech Republic )
  • The common good
  • The common touch
  • The little people
  • The people's choice ( a person or thing chosen by public acclamation )
  • The public domain
  • The public purse
  • Think once, think twice, think bike ( UK Public Information Film advertising slogan )
  • To call you stupid would be an insult to stupid people! ( line from the movie A Fish Called Wanda )
  • To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all ( Oscar Wilde quotation )
  • Top people take the Times ( The Times advertising slogan )
  • Unaccustomed as I am to public speaking
  • Wash your dirty linen in public
  • We make things that bring people closer ( Western Electrics advertising slogan )
  • We the people
  • We're with the Woolwich ( Woolwich Building Society advertising slogan )
  • When E F Hutton talks, people listen ( EF Hutton advertising slogan )
  • Where rocking horse people eat marshmallow pies ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Wherever particular people congregate ( Pall Mall Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Who are the people in your neighborhood?
  • Wide open spaces
  • Win friends and influence people
  • With open arms
  • With your eyes open
  • Y.M.C.A. ( Village People song )
  • You meet the nicest people on a Honda ( Honda advertising slogan )
  • You're Wendy's kind of people ( Wendy Burgers advertising slogan )
  • You, of all people ( exclamation when meeting someone unexpectedly )

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