attaboy

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attaboy

An expression of encouragement, support, or approval toward a boy, man, or male animal, used as a standalone interjection before or after a sentence. Largely presumed to be a corruption of the expression "that's the boy"; it is also sometimes spelled "atta boy." You won the spelling bee? Attaboy!
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Ata Boy, Jude Albright, Licensing Director, 323-644-0117 x201, jalbright@ata-boy.
Ata Boy Magnets, Judi Albright, CFO, 323-644-0117 x201, jalbright@ata-boy.
Ata Boy Magnets, Alan Cushman, President Sales, 323-227-7100, acushman@ata-boy.
Ata Boy Magnets, Judi Albright, Director of Operations, 323-227-7100 x14, jalbright@ata-boy.