phooey


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phooey

and fooey
1. n. nonsense. I’ve heard enough fooey. Let’s get out of here.
2. exclam. an expression of disgust, disagreement, or resignation. (Usually Phooey! or Fooey! Used typically when something smells or tastes bad.) Who died in here? Phooey!
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I'd been joined on my Last Supper by Tony Benn, to kick off the debate; Les Dawson, for the laughs; Tony Bennett, for the stories and the songs; Oliver Reed - he could finish the booze off from the fridge that I wouldn't need anymore - and Hong Kong Phooey, to keep an eye on Ollie when he gets lairy.
However, he has a dreadful draw between middle-running Hong Kong Phooey and early paced veteran Roswell Spaceman and has to be opposed.
There is nothing Phooey about Hong Kong - and as it's the year of the dog, you'd be barking not to give it a go.
In years to come it will probably be almost as memorable as the thick blue line of make-up Stipe was wearing across his face which made him look a bit like a bald Hong Kong Phooey.
Finally, Hong Kong Phooey, because he's one of my favourite cartoon characters.
Remember all of the phooey about code and secret information architecture and site maps wallpapering closet cubes and boardrooms and proprietary backend technologies?
Oh, I suppose there are those who say that Madeline Albright is more famous, but I say, phooey.
NOBODY could ever believe that Penry, the mild-mannered janitor, could be the super hero who would be known to millions of kids in the seventies as Hong Kong Phooey.
Dressed as Hong Kong Phooey, Steven Nicholson, 34, ran for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.
The Hanna-Barbera cartoon version of Hong Kong Phooey was a 16 episodes series that was aired in 1974.
Stephen Mitchell, 47, from Linthorpe, who finished work at the Redcar blastfurnace yesterday, said: "Hong Kong Phooey was who I used to like watching as a kid, and Elmer Fudd.
But, dammit, we also have them to give us an excuse to watch back-to-back episodes of Hong Kong Phooey, followed by a Jungle Book matinee and a wee session on the Singstar.
You watch too much Hong Kong phooey," jokes the owner, amused by the schoolboy's passion for obscure martial arts films.
Despite the fabulously whimsical name, Melbourne-based Phooey Architects (Peter Ho and his wife Emma Young) are deadly serious about issues of social responsibility and environmental awareness.
SPORTING a bathrobe and Zorro mask, cartoon canine Hong Kong Phooey became a 70s TV cult hero among youngsters and adults alike.