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attaboy

An expression of encouragement, support, or approval toward a boy, man, or male animal, used as a standalone interjection before or after a sentence. Largely presumed to be a corruption of the expression "that's the boy"; it is also sometimes spelled "atta boy." You won the spelling bee? Attaboy!
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Attaboy was secured in a three-way bid between father and son team, Drew and Bob Adam, Newhouse, Glamis, and neighbours Adrian Ivory, Cardean, and Bill Bruce, Balmyle of Meigle, Perthshire.
All most of us get from the news from Omaha is disgust, and I think the newspaper should get a big attaboy for sparing us from facing that at the breakfast table.
When you really need that fix, even small incidents are occasions for celebration: You get an attaboy at work, and go out for a long lunch.
We all urged the propellers on, "Keep going [ETH] that's the way [ETH] faster [ETH] round and round [ETH] attaboy [ETH] go on, son.
ATTABOY Winners Sam and Brianne FROZEN OUT Losers Laura and Chloe
In my book Winchester gets an attaboy for making it possible for shooters of today to play with a cartridge virtually obsolete when I was a kid.
This attaboy is long overdue for your awesome action shots of pigskins, hoops, coaches, cheerleaders and all Oregon teams who make us proud.
ATTABOY The reunion ON DUTY In Afghanistan NAPPY RETURNS Adrian with Sarah and baby Bobby
com, December 1999 -- System of the Year: CyberMax Enthusiast AP6 650MHz AMD Athlon, Maximum PC, December 1999 -- Attaboy Award -- Best Consumer PC: Compaq Presario 5900Z, Houston Chronicle, December 1999 -- Cadalyst Labs 5-Star (out of a possible 5 stars) Highly Recommended Workstation: -- Polywell 800K7-6501 (650MHz AMD Athlon processor) -- Sys Performance 600A (600MHz AMD Athlon processor) -- Xi Computer 650K MTower SP (650MHz AMD Athlon processor) -- Ultimate Game Machine (co-winner): Falcon Northwest Computers, Computer Gaming World, December 1999.
com, December 1999 -- System of the Year: CyberMax Enthusiast AP6 650 MHz Athlon, Maximum PC, December 1999 -- Attaboy Award -- Best Consumer PC: Compaq Presario 5900Z, Houston Chronicle, December 1999 -- Cadalyst Labs 5-Star (out of a possible 5 stars) Highly Recommended Workstation: -- Polywell 800K7-6501 (650MHz AMD Athlon processor) -- Sys Performance 600A (600MHz AMD Athlon processor) -- Xi Computer 650K MTower SP (650MHz AMD Athlon processor) -- Ultimate Game Machine (co-winner): Falcon Northwest Computers, Computer Gaming World, December 1999.
Top mushers and dog sled teams from across the country are involved in the weeklong Attaboy 300 race, while most of the country's top snowboarders are expected at Mount Bachelor today through Sunday for the U.
Attaboy - go in for the kill when she's weak and vulnerable
She has a sponsorship from Attaboy dog food, which will provide food for both teams, and some money from Standard Insurance, but is still looking for cash sponsors.
If you would have fixed my bathrooms at Brand Park, you probably would have gotten an attaboy.