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23 skidoo (sometimes 23 skiddoo) is an American slang ph...

wikipedia - 21 Sep 2016
23 skidoo (sometimes 23 skiddoo) is an American slang phrase popularized during the early 20th century. It generally refers to leaving quickly, being forced to leave quickly by someone else, or taking advantage of a propitious opportunity to leave, that is, "getting [out] while the getting's good." The exact origin of the phrase is uncertain.
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BRP Establishes Automatic Share Purchase Plan

SYS-CON Media (press release) - 23 Oct 2017
VALCOURT, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/23/17 -- BRP Inc. (TSX: DOO) announced today that, in connection with its previously announced normal course issuer bid to purchase for cancellation up to 3,078,999 subordinate voting shares of BRP (the NCIB), it ...
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In 'Autonomous,' a Free Spirit Takes On a Dystopian World

Undark Magazine - 12 Oct 2017
Early in the book Jack thinks to herself, “What the actual fuck,” a phrase that seems certain to go the way of “gadzooks” and “23 skidoo.” Pirates and hackers are still the cool kids, and their parties still seem to consist of getting wasted and free ...
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Secret Agent 23 Skidoo: Gateway Funk

GeekDad (blog) - 19 Jul 2016
That the language is kid-friendly but silly sweet is another huge bonus: Baby Beluga doesn't do much for kids who are used to singing about the periodic table and the Bloodmobile, and Secret Agent 23 Skidoo is very clearly in the latter camp ...
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Boston Globe - 29 Jun 2008
But according to Osborne, Jack Black found his inspirado in an older bit of slang: "23 skidoo," a perplexing phrase that hit it big a century ago, roughly meaning "let's get a move on." The origin of both the "23" and "skidoo" elements are shrouded in ...
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You Had to Be There

Slate Magazine - 11 Sep 2014
Need more proof that the intersection Fifth Avenue and 23rd Street was the epitome of comedy? Local cops shooing randy ankle-spotters from the corner maybe possibly helped give rise to the phrase23 skidoo!” Which, when you think about it, really is ...
23 skidoo (phrase)

Grammy recap: North Carolina wins a few, loses a few

News & Observer (blog) - 13 Feb 2017
O'Connor Band's “Coming Home” won for best bluegrass album, beating a field including Doyle Lawson, Blue Highway and Claire Lynch. North Carolina's other winner was Asheville-based “kid-hop” artist Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, whose “Infinity Plus One” ...
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Cultural Literacy With a Twist

U.S. News & World Report - 01 Jul 2016
This is not a plot to maintain privilege, but the nature of how language is used and evolves – an organic process that we are largely powerless to shape or direct. Your grandparents might have used the phrase "23 skidoo" or the word "skedaddle" when it ...
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23 Skidoo

The Quietus - 16 May 2015
This Beyond Time package features both a DVD of the 2011 documentary directed by Alex Turnbull and Pete Stern about William's life, work and influence, as well as a CD composed of 23 Skidoo's soundtrack for the film. ...
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Just so

Boston Globe - 11 May 2008
In New York, you may be told that "23 skidoo" was a phrase the cops used to shoo ankle-ogling boys away from the windy corner where the Flatiron Building meets 23d Street. But word sleuth Barry Popik, at his eponymous website, reprints newspaper ...
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From 'Groovy' To 'Slacks,' The Words That Date You

NPR - 27 May 2013
When Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich used the word "slacks" in a column, a reader commented: "Slacks? How old are you?" The reader's comment got Schmich thinking about the words we choose and how much those choices can reveal about our ...
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Wednesday's HOT MIC

PJ Media (blog) - 16 Aug 2017
Hippiedom was a fad, like "23 skidoo." Even the Black Panthers - for all their violence - were ...
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Grammys 2017: Complete list of winners and nominees

Los Angeles Times - 06 Dec 2016
The Grammy Awards have wrapped up at Staples Center, where Adele went home with five awards, including song, record and album of the year. The other artists competing in the album of the year category were Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, Drake and Sturgill ...
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BRP Announces Completion of Substantial Issuer Bid

Marketwired (press release) - 21 Jul 2017
Its portfolio includes Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Can-Am off-road and Spyder vehicles, Evinrude and Rotax marine propulsion systems as well as Rotax engines for karts, motorcycles and recreational aircraft. BRP supports its line ...
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Critic's Notebook: The Real Problem With Kendall Jenner's Pepsi Ad

Hollywood Reporter - 07 Apr 2017
Instead it uses the previously released song "Lions" by Skip Marley (Bob Marley's grandson), which has repeated lines about "a new generation" and "the movement." And that's where the ad gets itself in trouble. It borrows, instead of collaborating and ...

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