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hobby-horse

A subject, topic, or issue about which one frequently or incessantly talks, expounds, or complains. Ah, here we go again. Once grandpa gets on his hobby-horse about the government, there's no stopping him!

get on (one's) hobby-horse

To frequently or incessantly talk or complain about a subject, topic, or issue in which one is excessively interested. Ah, here we go again. Once grandpa gets on his hobby-horse about the government, there's no stopping him!
See also: get, on

ride (one's) hobby-horse

To frequently or incessantly talk or complain about a subject, topic, or issue in which one is excessively interested. Ah, here we go again. Once grandpa starts riding his hobby-horse about the government, there's no stopping him!
See also: ride
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We are committed to providing a variety of high-quality craft and home decor items, and this web launch will allow us to extend the reach of our more than 650 retail locations to answer the demands of our customers," said Randy Green, President of Hobby Lobby Ecommerce.
The international concourse is being set up now at Hobby with an investment of around $156 million.
Now in the Hobby Lobby case, the court could decide that, in addition to speech rights, corporations have "free exercise" rights as well.
One in 10 UK adults has a hobby they make money from, according to Visa Europe's Everyone in Business report.
THE number of people taking up a new hobby has almost doubled, with cooking the favourite, according to a new study.
Grayson Hobby carries an extensive range of radio control cars, trucks, helicopters, airplanes, parts, and accessories.
Based in Oklahoma City, Hobby Lobby has more than 500 retail stores in 41 states.
we've already got in an hour and a half of some of the day's best fishing," Hobby said.
A hobby acts as a psychological anchor point at this stage.
Hobby says: "I bought this farm in 2001 as just baron land - it had been a sheep farm.
A hobby is often a window to oneEoe1/4aos personality, so what does your hobby say about you
My parents exposed me and my two elder sisters to all the Would online shopping qualify as hobby anyway?
Sports card collecting as been an enduringly popular hobby since their advent in the mid-19th century down to the present age.
Truth is, whether it's a hobby, regularly built-in time for playing, or some other self-care activity, we nurses can't afford not to take care ourselves.
The wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:RJET), Frontier Airlines, yesterday announced it is moving its Houston operations to William B Hobby Airport, from George Bush Intercontinental Airport, from 18 November 2010.