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'LONG

'LONG appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • Tommy, Tommy, toiling in a tailor's shop.
    All day long he fits and tucks,
    all day long he tucks and fits,
    and fits and tucks, and tucks and fits,
    and fits and tucks, and tucks and fits.
    Tommy, Tommy, toiling in a tailor's shop.
  • Suzie, Suzie, working in a shoeshine shop.
    All day long she sits and shines,
    all day long she shines and sits,
    and sits and shines, and shines and sits,
    and sits and shines, and shines and sits.
    Suzie, Suzie, working in a shoeshine shop.
    (sung by Ian Mackintosh)
  • To sit in solemn silence in a dull, dark dock,
    In a pestilential prison, with a life-long lock,
    Awaiting the sensation of a short, sharp shock,
    From a cheap and chippy chopper on a big black block!
    To sit in solemn silence in a dull, dark dock,
    In a pestilential prison, with a life-long lock,
    Awaiting the sensation of a short, sharp shock,
    From a cheap and chippy chopper on a big black block!
    A dull, dark dock, a life-long lock,
    A short, sharp shock, a big black block!
    To sit in solemn silence in a pestilential prison,
    And awaiting the sensation
    From a cheap and chippy chopper on a big black block!
    (by W.S. Gilbert of Gilbert and Sullivan from The Mikado)

'LONG appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • Jack typed requisitions for white moving boxes (long size). (48 letters)
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'LONG appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Here so long? No loser, eh?
  • Desserts I desire not, so long no lost one rise distressed.
  • "To fly free, no ipecac is outrivaled", Omani rastas tell, "O ho-clad evil gnoll, long-lived alcohol lets a tsarina model a virtuosic ace pioneer fylfot."
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Definition of the adverb 'LONG

What does 'LONG mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?

adverb

  1. abbreviation of along

Other definitions of 'LONG

What does 'LONG also mean?

preposition

  1. abbreviation of along

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Quotes about 'LONG

There are three side effects of acid. Enchanced long term memory, decreased short term memory, and I forget the third. (Timothy Leary)
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