Johnny One-Note

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Johnny One-Note

Someone who repeatedly expresses or maintains a strong opinion on a single or a few particular subjects. Primarily heard in US, Canada. Every time I get together with Janet, she gets into some rant about how much she hates the government. She's become such a Johnny One-Note lately!
See also: johnny
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"At the risk of sounding like 'Johnny One-Note,' as we look at our recent history, where we are in the cycle and our expectations moving forward, we continue to not see any real threats to the good times that we see today," Woodworth said.
Don't Rain On My Parade (from Funny Girl) and Johnny One-Note (Rodgers and Hart) also provided an element of foot-stomping fun.
These results are similar to those found by Stern Stewart, as reported by Judith Dobrzynski in her New York Times article, "Why the Market Likes Johnny One-Notes and Is Skeptical of One-Man Bands."[5]
Judith Dobrzynski, "Why the Market Likes Johnny One-Notes and Is Skeptical of One-Man Bands," The New York Times, 8 October 1995, Section 3, p.