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A Likely Story

A
Likely
Story
is an acrostic for als.

Film

"A Likely Story" is a 1947 comedy film directed by H.C. Potter.

Writings

  1. "A likely story" is a book by Rosemary Mahoney.
    • also known as "A likely story: one summer with Lillian Hellman"
  2. "A likely story" is a book by William Dean Howells.
    • also known as "A likely story; farce"; "A likely story: a farce"

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Probable ; such as may in reason be thought or believed ; such as may be thought more reasonable than the contrary : as, a likely story, that is a credible story. (a.) * Likely, adv. Probably ; as may reasonably be thought. — While man was ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge (1806)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Probable ; such as may in re'ason be thought or believed ; such as may be thought more reasonably than the contrary: as, a likely story, that is a credible story. (2.)* Likely, adv. Probably ;• as' may reasonably be thought. — While man was ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1814)

Probable ; such as trfay in reason be thought or believed 5 such as may be thought more reasonably than the contrary : as, a likely story ; that is, a credible story. LI'KELY, adv. Probably; as may reasonably be thought. — While man was ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scottish Phrase and Fable (2012)

by Ian Crofton

A likely story! The expression may arise, according to the Dictionary of the Scottish Language, from a musichall gag from the turn of the 20th century, and apparently refers to the popular Scottish breakfast dish of a slice of ham or bacon served ...

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Probable ; such as may in reason be thought or believed ; such as may be thought more reasonably than the contrary : as, a likely story, that is a credible story.

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