hunky-dory


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hunky-dory

(ˈhəŋkiˈdori)
mod. fine; okay. As a matter of fact, everything is just hunky-dory.
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Mohammad-Javad Larijani (photo), secretary general of Iran's Supreme Council for Human Rights, told the UN members that all was hunky-dory in Iran while its foreign critics were the real evil people.
I was looking at the picture and thinking to myself, oh look at those two smiling as if everything were hunky-dory in America, and then I looked more closely at Obama's Cheshire Cat smile and noticed another face behind the first one; so clever and so apropos of the man's character or lack thereof.
But things aren't always hunky-dory in paradise--especially when you are counting on it to be that way.
THIS wonderful Prime Minister, pictured, keeps telling us all how everything in England is hunky-dory and that the rate of inflation is 2% due to their wonderful management of the economy.
Perhaps living in Sutton Coldfield you can be forgiven for thinking that everything is hunky-dory, but I can assure you that people living in the inner city suburbs, which grow worse by the day, would not share your opinion.
My character is, like, 'Oh, look at the butterflies, everything is so hunky-dory and amazing,' but when she feels threatened or feels uncomfortable you see the other side of her.
THESE are the dishy dozen who will make 2007 a HUNKy-dory year for Midland women.
We thought we were fine, that everything was hunky-dory.
Pretending that everything was hunky-dory was exhausting.
People in America think it's 10 months later, so everything is hunky-dory.
The Washington Post, which refused to do an article explaining the Medicare drug benefit to its readers, recently ran a story on its front page that strongly suggested that all was hunky-dory with the plan: "Three-quarters [of the participants] said the paperwork was easy to complete.
The idea that everything was hunky-dory before Bush, Cheney, and Rumsfeld came along cannot be sustained by the facts.
For dialectics--or the very idea of opposition, resistance, even discomfort--was utterly absent from "High & Low," replaced by a hunky-dory, we're-all-in-this-together model that saw advanced art and modern mass culture constantly borrowing, renewing, and handing back each other's forms without so much as an awkward brush of the shoulders between them.
The quoted remarks of the Deputy Lord Mayor suggest, to put it kindly, that she is out of touch, implying that everything will be hunky-dory when the householders get it right.
Some local chambers try to act like everything is hunky-dory, which it looks that way when you keep your head in the sand.