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word gets around

News about something or someone inevitably reaches other people. The "news" is often a rumor of some sort. I know that Julia wanted to keep her break-up a secret, but considering how word gets around at this school, people were going to find out about it in no time. A: "How did you find out I won the contest?" B: "Word gets around!"
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It's been 20 years since the Stereophonics smashed onto the pop scene with their debut album Word Gets Around, with the summer gigs marking the release of their tenth album Scream Above the Sounds.
When people find out from their friends that they couldnt hear a presentation clearly, word gets around and people stay home, she said.
The Cwmaman rockers recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of their '97 debut LP Word Gets Around and are gearing up for the release of their latest album Scream Above The Sounds, on October 27.
The community has its celebration, and word gets around that a hurricane is set to come ashore "somewhere" in the Louisiana area, which prompts some to evacuate while others decide to stay.
Against the backdrop of a rustic, close-knit community where word gets around easily and where traditions and the old guard still hold sway, there is his earthly existence of excess and homosexual guilt, on one hand, and his devotion to a God all-knowing and all-powerful, on the other.
There were plenty of nods to the 'Phonics' iconic 1997 album, Word Gets Around, with outings for the hugely popular A Thousand Trees and More Life in a Tramp's Vest.
I can't help believing that the policy is having a positive impact on the Arab public as word gets around of Israel's humane behavior in the midst of a maelstrom of civil war and cruelty.
Louise said: "An awful lot of people have come forward for the tattoos and it is getting more popular as word gets around.
Meanwhile, Charlie and Roxy's decision to leave town with Matthew leaves tongues wagging, but when word gets around, things don't go to plan.
Before long, it'll be time to celebrate 20 years since they signed their record contract and, in 2017, it'll be 20 years since their debut, Word Gets Around, was released.
Stereophonics are slightly different: They only seemed to be the young whippersnappers for one album - 1997's Word Gets Around.
COMEDY When the word gets around that Lesley is organising a big quiz, The Oracle (Johnny Vegas, left) and Noreen return to the Solana.
Hopefully when word gets around that there are still seats available for day four of a game which could see England clinch the series, Monday's attendance will go the same way.