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  • Best in show
  • Better to remain silent and be thought a fool that to speak and remove all doubt
  • Billy The Kid ( Nickname of Henry McCarty aka William Bonney )
  • Boutros Boutros Ghali ( A catchphrase from The Fast Show )
  • Buffalo Bill ( Nickname of William Cody )
  • Built to order
  • Can you tell Stork from butter? ( Stork Margarine advertising slogan )
  • Can you tell what it is yet? ( A catchphrase from Rolf Harris )
  • Cattle show
  • Chain of command
  • Children and fools tell the truth
  • Command and control
  • Command central
  • Congratulations are in order
  • Covers a multitude of Chins ( William's Shaving Cream advertising slogan )
  • Crank That ( Soulja Boy ) ( Soulja Boy Tell 'Em song )
  • Dead men tell no tales
  • Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down
  • Did Somebody Say McDonald's? ( McDonald's advertising slogan )
  • Do as I say not as I do
  • Does my bum look big in this? ( A catchphrase from The Fast Show )
  • Dog and pony show
  • Don't piss in my pocket and tell me it's raining
  • Don't say brown - say Hovis ( Hovis Bread advertising slogan )
  • Enjoy the Show ( E! Entertainment Television advertising slogan )
  • Even your best friend won't tell you ( Lifebuoy Soap advertising slogan )
  • Even your best friends won't tell you ( Listerine Mouthwash advertising slogan )
  • Every picture tells a story ( Doanes Backache Kidney Pills advertising slogan )
  • Explain away
  • Expose oneself
  • Father Knows Best ( American TV Show )
  • For the benefit of Mr.Kite there will be a show tonight on trampoline ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Gagging order
  • Get the show on the road
  • Get your message across
  • Give the show away
  • Go public
  • Go tell your mother she wants you
  • Hate watch ( viewing a television programme in order to mock it )
  • Have a say in
  • Have the final say
  • Have your say
  • He understands every word I say to him
  • He's fallen in the water ( A catchphrase from The Goon Show )
  • Hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil
  • Hear tell of
  • Heeere's Johnny ( A catchphrase from Johnny Carson Show )
  • Hey there, Boo Boo! ( A catchphrase from The Yogi Bear Show )
  • Hit the bricks ( a cursory slang term telling someone to leave )
  • Holy mackerel! ( A catchphrase from Kingfish In Amos 'N' Andy Show )
  • How very dare you ( A catchphrase from The Catherine Tate Show )
  • I Say A Little Prayer ( Aretha Franklin song )
  • I cannot tell a lie
  • I declare
  • I don't have to show you any stinking badges ( The Treasure of the Sierra Madre )
  • I don't want to say I told you so, but I told you so
  • I get no respect, I tell ya ( A catchphrase from Rodney Dangerfield In Comedy Monologue )
  • I have nothing to declare but my genius ( Oscar Wilde quotation )
  • I hear what you say
  • I once had a girl, or should I say, she once had me ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • I refuse to reveal my sources
  • I swear to tell the truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth
  • I tell a lie
  • I told you I was ill ( Spike Milligan line inscribed on his gravestone )
  • I was very very drunk ( A catchphrase from The Fast Show )
  • I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here ( Reality TV show )
  • I'm a little bit wooooor, a little bit waaaaaaaaaayy, I'm a geezer! ( A catchphrase from Chris The Crafty Cockney In The Fast Show )
  • I'm going to tell on you
  • I'm smarter than the average bear! ( A catchphrase from The Yogi Bear Show )
  • If I tell you I will have to shoot you
  • If I tell you, I'll have to kill you
  • If I've told you once, I've told you a thousand times
  • If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself ( Albert Einstein quotation )
  • If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything ( Mark Twain quotation )
  • In short order
  • In the order of
  • Just say no ( A catchphrase from Nancy Reagan )
  • Just say the word
  • Keep the show on the road
  • Kiss Me Thru the Phone ( Soulja Boy Tell 'Em song )
  • Kiss and tell
  • Law and order
  • Let on
  • Let's do the show right here
  • Listen I will say zis only wunce ( A catchphrase from Allo Allo )
  • Live to tell the tale
  • Lord Haw-Haw ( Nickname of William Joyce )
  • Love means never having to say you're sorry ( Love Story )
  • Madman Muntz ( Nickname of Earl William Muntz )
  • Mail order bride
  • Needless to say
  • Never Can Say Goodbye ( The Jackson 5 song )
  • Never say die
  • Never say never
  • Never say never again
  • Never speak ill of the dead
  • Never tell tales out of school
  • Nobody can say no to the honey nut Os in Honey Nut Cheerios ( Cheerios Cereals advertising slogan )
  • Not to speak of
  • Nothing to declare
  • On show
  • One-man show
  • Only time will tell
  • Oranges and lemons say the bells of Saint Clements ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Order about
  • Order in the court
  • Order of magnitude
  • Order order
  • Order up
  • Out of order
  • Pecking order
  • Peep show
  • Pray tell
  • Put your house in order
  • Same Bat-time, same Bat-channel ( A catchphrase from Batman TV show )
  • Saviour sibling ( a child born in order to provide a transplant for another with a fatal disease )
  • Say It Loud I'm Black And I'm Proud ( James Brown song )
  • Say a few words
  • Say cheese
  • Say goodnight Dick ( A catchphrase from Rowan and Martin's Laugh In )
  • Say goodnight Gracie ( A catchphrase from George Burns )
  • Say it ain't so, Joe ( A baseball expression denoting disbelief )
  • Say it loud and say it proud
  • Say it with flowers ( Interflora advertising slogan )
  • Say it, don't spray it
  • Say kids, what time is it? ( A catchphrase from Howdy Doody Show )
  • Say the magic word and win $100 dollars ( A catchphrase from Groucho Marx In You Bet Your Life )
  • Say uncle
  • Say what you mean and mean what you say
  • Say what you see ( A catchphrase from Catchphrase )
  • Say when
  • Say your piece
  • Say your prayers
  • See no evil, hear no evil speak no evil
  • Seven for a secret, never to be told ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Shirtsleeve order
  • Show a clean pair of heels
  • Show a leg
  • Show a little leg
  • Show and tell
  • Show down
  • Show me the money ( A catchphrase from Jerry Maguire )
  • Show me the spot ( Abraham Lincoln quotation )
  • Show no quarter
  • Show of hands
  • Show off
  • Show pony
  • Show some appreciation
  • Show the door
  • Show the flag
  • Show the ropes
  • Show the white feather
  • Show up
  • Show your hand
  • Show your true colours
  • Show's over folks
  • Side order
  • So no one told you life was gonna be this way
  • So to speak
  • Speak as you find
  • Speak for yourself
  • Speak in tongues
  • Speak of the devil
  • Speak softly and carry a big stick
  • Speak the same language
  • Speak when you are spoken to
  • Speak your mind
  • Speak your piece
  • Spread the word
  • Steal the show
  • Stop the show
  • Suit you, sir ( A catchphrase from The Fast Show )
  • Surf report
  • Talk out of school
  • Tall order
  • Tell Laura I Love Her ( Ricky Valance song )
  • Tell it like it is
  • Tell it to the Marines
  • Tell me about it
  • Tell me honestly
  • Tell me straight
  • Tell me the worst doctor
  • Tell someone where to get off
  • Tell tale sign
  • Tell tales out of school
  • Tell the truth and shame the Devil
  • Tell them about the honey, mummy ( Sugar Puffs advertising slogan )
  • Tell your fortune
  • Telling bone
  • That woman speaks eight languages and can't say no in any of them
  • That would be telling
  • The Amazing Race ( US TV show )
  • The Bard of Avon ( Nickname of William Shakespeare )
  • The Best Years Of Our Lives ( William Wyler movie )
  • The Big Bad ( Nickname of William the Bloody ( James Marsters ) )
  • The Fridge ( Nickname of William Perry )
  • The Greatest Show on Earth ( Barnum & Bailey Circus advertising slogan )
  • The Greatest Story Ever Told ( Charlton Heston movie )
  • The Last Picture Show ( Jeff Bridges movie )
  • The Potato Man ( Nickname of Frank William Tucker ( David Proval ) )
  • The Refrigerator ( Nickname of William Perry )
  • The Say Hey Kid ( Nickname of Willie Mays )
  • The Show ( Nickname of Harold Arceneaux )
  • The Show Business Capital Of The World ( Nickname of Hollywood California )
  • The Smartest Dumbbell in the History of Show Business ( Nickname of comedienne Gracie Allen )
  • The Swan of Avon ( Nickname of William Shakespeare )
  • The Tell-Tale Heart
  • The Truman Show ( Jim Carey movie )
  • The bank that likes to say Yes ( Trustee Savings Bank advertising slogan )
  • The love that dare not speak its name
  • The only show in town
  • The order of the boot
  • The order of the day
  • The show must go on
  • There's No Business Like Show Business ( Judy Garland song )
  • There's no telling
  • This above all: to thine own self be true ( William Shakespeare )
  • Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it
  • Time to Say Goodbye ( Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman song )
  • Time will tell
  • Tip someone off
  • Tip someone the wink
  • Tonight's top ten list ( A catchphrase from David Letterman In The Late Show )
  • Vanity Fair ( William Makepeace Thackeray book )
  • Wardrobe malfunction ( when an item of clothing slips out of place to expose part of the body - typically a woman's breast )
  • We report, you decide ( FOX News advertising slogan )
  • What I tell you three times is true
  • What we have here is a failure to communicate ( line from Cool Hand Luke )
  • When you say Budweiser, you've said it all ( Budweiser Beer advertising slogan )
  • Which was nice ( A catchphrase from The Fast Show )
  • While you live, tell truth and shame the Devil!
  • White man speak with forked tongue
  • Why don't we do the show right here?
  • Why don't you say what you really think?
  • Will the real ... stand up? ( A catchphrase from To Tell The Truth )
  • Wouldn't say boo to a goose
  • You Never Can Tell ( Chuck Berry song )
  • You aren't obliged to say anything
  • You can't tell a book by looking at its cover
  • You never can tell
  • You say you want a revolution ( Line from Beatles song )
  • You're telling me

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