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jiminy cricket

A minced oath for "Jesus Christ," expressing surprise, shock, or astonishment. Jiminy cricket, the bill for that dinner is nearly $200! We won the lottery? Jiminy cricket, that's amazing news!
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This is very evident with the relationship of Gepetto and Pinocchio as well as the friendship between Jiminy Cricket and Pinocchio.
Fearing that heading to Hollywood might be viewed as an abandonment of her sovereign duties, she seeks counsel from a sage expat American parish priest (Frank Langella, in Jiminy Cricket mode), who tells the conflicted actress that playing Princess Grace is in fact "the greatest role of your career"--an obvious sentiment that Dahan's movie nonetheless turns into a kind of rhetorical mantra.
Eleven-year-old Susan Smith starred as the mischievous puppet, with |Nicky Mallinson as Jiminy Cricket, Duncan Wright as puppet-maker Gepetto and Claire Burchill as the Blue Fairy.
Names like Edgar Buchanan, Irene Ryan and Cliff Edwards are probably not familiar to most people, but Uncle Joe (from Petticoat Junction), Granny (from Beverly Hillbillies) and the voice of Jiminy Cricket sure are.
Lamb and Johnson, on the other hand, revisit an old friend, Jiminy Cricket, in their always outstanding "InfoTech" column, which explains "a dozen ways video can activate learning.
Cliff Edwards, the voice of Disney's Jiminy Cricket, was Ukulele Ike in an earlier incarnation.
Then there's Cliff Edwards, who gave Dumbo and Jiminy Cricket a voice.
My husband took me on the kid-friendly Star Tours where I turned greener than Jiminy Cricket.
Stop second-guessing your killer intuition and give Jiminy Cricket a listen.
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Most music you just have to sit and listen to, but in yours there is question and answer, almost like Pinocchio with his Jiminy Cricket.
After all, the kids had virtually been brought up on boats and the family had already sailed in the 350 nautical mile Montague Island Race in Tauchwoodand won the historic Captain Rowntree Cup in the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron's offshore regatta in their previous boat, the half tonner Jiminy Cricket.
Disney's Contemporary Resort's Earth Day Celebration will showcase new and ongoing environmental projects for 2008 and offer a photo opportunity with Jiminy Cricket, the mascot of Disney's Environmentality.