Whitman's sampler

Whitman's sampler

1. A box of assorted chocolates made by Whitman's, a US confectionary. Primarily heard in US. I'm bringing a Whitman's sampler to the dinner tonight. I love chocolate, so I was thrilled that my boyfriend gave me a Whitman's sampler for Valentine's Day!
2. By extension, an assortment of something. Primarily heard in US. Boy, this recital is a real Whitman's sampler—a piano virtuoso was just followed by a bunch of kids murdering "Hot Cross Buns" on the flute. The client wants a lot of options, so be sure to give him a Whitman's sampler of designs.
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There was always a bunch of roses or a box of Whitman's Sampler. And a card.
BOYS (AND THE MUDDLED MESSAGES THEY SEND) MAKE YOU NUTTIER THAN A WHITMAN'S SAMPLER BOX.
"Walt Whitman's Sampler." Timothy McSweeney's Internet Tendency, mcsweeneys.net/tendency.
Whitman's Sampler, a forty-year-old lock of my hair tied with red
Napa Valley's artisan chocolatier Chris Kollar has come up with quality, grown-up chocolates very different from your average Whitman's Sampler. These are for the serious chocolate connoisseur with a palate more refined than a simple "sweet tooth." Our favorites: the White Chocolate Coconut Snowballs, Almond and Chocolate Rocher Christmas Tree adorned with Crispy Pearls, a Cocoa Pod Christmas Ornament so solid you may need to reach for the nutcracker, and the signature Kollar's Truffles with seasonal flavors such as cinnamon, chestnut, blackcurrant and red wine.
Courtney McDermott's collection of short stories, How They Spend Their Sundays, is like a Whitman's Sampler of chocolates secreting fillings from nuts to caramel and marshmallow.
It's a brilliant grassroots marketing campaign--and a reminder to all third-floor residents that they can go ahead and eat that fifth cashew cluster from the Whitman's Sampler box.
Passage artistic director June Raltinger describes the festival as a "Whitman's Sampler" that "allows us the opportunity to introduce stylistic and artistic diversity to our audience."
Despite these minor flaws, however, this book is a welcome addition to the national conversation on faith and learning, a veritable "Whitman's sampler" of well-crafted essays.
SHARE (MILLIONS) YEAR AGO Russell Stover $50.3 1.8% 63.1% Hershey's 6.8 -78 8.5 Dove 4.6 -11.4 5.7 Whitman's Sampler 4.5 4.3 5.7 Reese's 3.9 -6.4 4.9 York Peppermint Patty 2.7 -12.9 3.4 Whitman's 1.7 30.8 2.1 DeMet's Turtles 1.1 -32.5 1.4 Russell Stover Almond Delights 0.5 -4.0 0.6 Pangburn's Millionaires 0.4 11.4 0.5 Category total 79.8 -2.7 TOP BRANDS UNIT SALES CHANGE VS.
According to Foster, ceremonial gift-giving is essential in Asia, where "you are supposed to give a gift at the end of the first meeting, and this makes the second meeting happen." Fine, but is it okay if I only spring for a Whitman's Sampler or an Elvis CD?
Six guys sharing a house on Fire Island for the summer--it's a setup that has spun off an entire subgenre of gay plays and novels, complete with its own conventions and cliches: There will be a Whitman's Sampler of types, including the New Kid, the House Mother, the Aging Queen, the New Age Air-head, the Neurotic Chub, and the Stud, who naturally gets the Twink, whom everyone lusts for.
By and large, the Whitney Biennial's cinematic program, a Whitman's Sampler of film and video work, represents all that is or has been fashionable within the last three years; quality runs a distant second.
Ditto for M&M's Plain, Whitman's Sampler As sorted Chocolates, Hershey's Hugs, and many other chocolate candies.
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