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  • Are you sitting comfortably? ( A catchphrase from Listen With Mother )
  • Article of faith
  • As long as your arm
  • As the actress said to the bishop
  • Bad Romance ( Lady Gaga song )
  • Begin at the beginning
  • Billy Liar ( Novel and play by Keith Waterhouse and Tom Courtenay / Julie Christie movie )
  • Blow by blow account
  • Bodice ripper ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Breaking story
  • Broken record
  • Call to account
  • Captain Underpants And The Perilous Plot Of Professor Poopypants ( Dav Pilkey book )
  • Cash for trash
  • Character driven fiction
  • Chequebook journalism
  • Chilling account
  • Chin wag
  • Chinese whispers ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Cock and bull story ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Cover story
  • Current events
  • Cut a long story short
  • Dig up the dirt
  • Dirty laundry
  • Each Record a Masterpiece ( Van Dyke Records advertising slogan )
  • End of story
  • Epic proportions
  • Every picture tells a story ( Doanes Backache Kidney Pills advertising slogan )
  • Fact not fiction
  • Fair market value ( a reasonable price for an article for sale )
  • Fairytale ending ( a happy simplistic ending to a story similar to those found in fairy tales )
  • False jeopardy ( plot device in TV melodramas where danger is threatened only for it to be found to be a false alarm )
  • Fertile imagination
  • Fishy story
  • For the record
  • Full scoop
  • Get the scoop
  • Give a good account of yourself
  • Gossip monger
  • Gunpowder treason and plot ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Hand a line
  • Hear tell of
  • Here's the thing
  • His Last Bow ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • Hit the headlines
  • Hold the front page
  • Holiday romance
  • In record time
  • Inside scoop
  • Inside story
  • It was the best of times: it was the worst of times ( the opening line of A Tale Of Two Cities )
  • L A Story ( Steve Martin movie )
  • Land of make believe
  • Larry Legend ( Nickname of Larry Bird )
  • Live to tell the tale
  • Living legend
  • Long Tall Sally ( Little Richard song )
  • Lose the plot
  • Lost the plot
  • Love Story ( Ali MacGraw / Ryan O'Neal movie )
  • Love Story ( Taylor Swift song )
  • Love means never having to say you're sorry ( Love Story )
  • Man bites dog
  • Mansfield Park ( Jane Austen novel )
  • May to December romance
  • Misery memoire
  • My side of the story
  • Myth versus reality
  • Never hear the end of it
  • News from the front
  • Northanger Abbey ( Jane Austen novel )
  • Off the record
  • Old wives' tale
  • On the record
  • Once upon a time
  • One side of the story
  • Open your account
  • Paper trail
  • Poop and scoop
  • Pride and Prejudice ( Jane Austen novel )
  • Pulp Fiction ( Quentin Tarantino movie )
  • Rumour has it
  • Same old story
  • Second storey man
  • Sense and Sensibility ( Jane Austen novel )
  • Set the record straight
  • Shoot someone a line
  • Silver Blaze ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • Sob story
  • Splashed across the front page
  • Spread a rumour
  • Story of my life
  • Stranger than fiction
  • Surf report
  • Swallows And Amazons ( children's adventure story by Arthur Ransome )
  • Take account of
  • Tales of the unexpected
  • Tall dark and handsome
  • Tall in the saddle
  • Tall order
  • Tall task
  • Tattle tale
  • Tell tale sign
  • Tender Is The Night ( F Scott Fitzgerald novel )
  • The Adventure of Black Peter ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Abbey Grange ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Cardboard Box ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Copper Beeches ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Creeping Man ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Crooked Man ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Dancing Men ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Devil's Foot ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Dying Detective ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Empty House ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Gloria Scott ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Illustrious Client ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Lion's Mane ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Naval Treaty ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Norwood Builder ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Priory School ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Red Circle ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Red-Headed League ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Reigate Squire ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Resident Patient ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Retired Colourman ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Second Stain ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Six Napoleons ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Speckled Band ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Stockbroker's Clerk ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Three Gables ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Three Garridebs ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Three Students ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Yellow Face ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Boscombe Valley Mystery ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Final Problem ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Five Orange Pips ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Grapes Of Wrath ( John Steinbeck novel and Henry Fonda movie )
  • The Greatest Story Ever Told ( Charlton Heston movie )
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Invisible Man ( HG Wells story and later a film )
  • The Lord of the Rings ( J R R Tolkien story and Peter Jackson movie )
  • The Man Who Was Thursday
  • The Man with the Twisted Lip ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Palm Beach Story ( Claudette Colbert movie )
  • The Philadelphia Story ( Cary Grant / Katharine Hepburn movie )
  • The Problem of Thor Bridge ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Remains Of The Day ( Kazuo Ishiguro novel and Anthony Hopkins movie )
  • The Return of Sherlock Holmes ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Scarlet Letter ( Nathaniel Hawthorne story )
  • The Seven Pillars of Wisdom ( Autobiography of T E Lawrence ( of Arabia ) )
  • The Sign of the Four ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Spy Who Came In From The Cold ( John Le Carre novel )
  • The Story Of Tracy Beaker ( children's story by Jacqueline Wilson )
  • The Valley of Fear ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Winters Tale
  • The genuine article ( Budweiser Beer advertising slogan )
  • The man, the myth, the legend
  • The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid ( Jane Austen quotation )
  • The plot thickens
  • Thereby hangs a tale
  • To cut a long story short
  • To infinty and beyond ( line from the movie Toy Story )
  • To make a long story short
  • Too Tall ( Nickname of Ed Jones )
  • Toy Story ( Tom Hanks movie )
  • Toys in the attic
  • Track record
  • Truth is stranger than fiction
  • Urban myth
  • Walk tall
  • We report, you decide ( FOX News advertising slogan )
  • West Side Story ( Leonard Bernstein musical and Natalie Wood movie )
  • What a scoop
  • What becomes a legend most? ( Blackglama Great Lakes Mink advertising slogan )
  • What's The Story Morning Glory? ( Oasis album )
  • Word has it
  • World record
  • Wuthering Heights ( Merle Oberon / Laurence Olivier movie )
  • Yarn bombing ( Adorning street furntiure and buildings with knitted items as a form of graffiti )

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