tchotchke


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tchotchke

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n. a trinket or ornament. (From Yiddish.) Her whole house is filled with tchotchkes and old photographs.
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I didn't need another tchotchke or another trip or trick someplace.
Icons of recreational drug culture also abound, whether in the form of 420" painted in bold strokes across the width of one painting, or psychotropic mushrooms cropping up in collages, or even a tchotchke mounted onto the surface of a work.
In the second, from the boardrooms of industry no less, there appeared in Crain's Cleveland Business a bold headline: QUALITY SERVICE WINS CUSTOMERS IN COMPETITIVE TCHOTCHKE MARKET.
Edgewater is also completing work on a cleverly titled work called The Book on Promotions: How The Free Market Will Save The World, One Tchotchke at a Time.
or pop and pop gay/lesbian bookstores we had for a minute to shut down or become rainbow tchotchke stores.
Finally, exercise self-control when it comes to tchotchke displays and tempting but unnecessary gear.
CHICAGO, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you have piles of paper, folders, tchotchke and other materials covering your desk?
With an eclectic mix of furniture, lighting, housewares, tabletop and textiles -- not to mention books, major appliances, toys and the occasional tchotchke -- Conran Shops are shopped indeed: not just by consumers, but by the trade to see what's new, what's selling and what can be "borrowed.
And it's the tchotchke makers (pens, flashlights, etc.
Absolut Tchotchke features a ceramic bottle with flowers and baby animals that manages to be both whimsical and dreadful at the same time.
The Tchotchke Challenge, spearheaded by Secure Computing, is designed to gather the heavily branded trinkets or "tchotchkes" given away at tradeshows and donate them to children's charities that can use and enjoy them.
If the progenitor of postmodern design is to be found in this gallery, it is apparently not the destroyer of the Lassu but the maker of this unassuming little tchotchke, this ur-teapot.
Each tchotchke acquires an aura of nothingness rather than of specialness; despite the nearly reverent display, the objects become very hard to individually see and name.
That's a fine balance, because you see some stores with an eclectic mix that look like tchotchke heaven.