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the real McCoy

Something that is genuine or authentic. The origin of this phrase is not definitively known. A: "The traveling salesman said this diamond was the real McCoy!" B: "And you believed him?"
See also: McCoy, real

real McCoy

an authentic thing or person. Of course it's authentic. It's the real McCoy.
See also: McCoy, real
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Draw for Joe Dunne Memorial Puppy Stake: 1 Bearatipp, 2 Ballymac Gordie, 3 Highview Jayne, 4 Lenson Sanchez, 5 Drive On Vick (m), 6 Farloe Hunter (w) Best Car Parks Gold Cup second round, heat 1: 1 Kilara Hey Mac, 2 Service Station, 3 Kilgraney Tomson, 4 Burnt Oak Becky, 5 Honour And Glory, 6 Droopys Navas (w) Heat 2: 1 Stone Boy King, 2 Highview Triumph, 3 Priceless Lassie, 4 Aero Nemesis (m), 5 Fiery Splendour (m), 6 Budgie Bypass (w) Heat 3: 1 Elevenerife, 2 Lisdhu Blue, 3 Skyview Blue, 4 De Real McCoy, 5 Hillroad Jock (m), 6 Clares Wonder (w)
The Real McCoy Home Bar & Kitchen, B Wicklund Inc; Brandon Wicklund, applied for an addition/ change of class/in lieu to a license to operate as a direct shipment receiver; sell spirits/beer/wine; sell wine off premises at 114 Prospect St.
Other shows seek to out-Danny Danny and become the new Real McCoy.
The Silencers upped the energy level with some bouncy tunes that included the hook-laden Real McCoy, and the catchy chorus of Painted Moon.
Reuters' similar dateline policy is intended to ensure that "people know what they get from us is the real McCoy," said Bernd Debusmann, one of the wire's news editors.
After Furman had scored a shock 1-10 8-7 2-1 win, Price said, ``Instead of the Real McCoy, the world championship portable rink which we used at Potters in Norfolk last month, we have had to play here on a poor surface.
and today you have the chance to witness AP McCoy's full story in the new DVD/video release, The Real McCoy.
She has a string of theatre credits including roles in My Girl and Serious Money and has appeared on TV's Soldier Soldier and Absolutely Fabulous and is known for her work writing for the cult comedyThe Real McCoy.
He said even if it is not the real McCoy, subscribers wouldn't know.
De Real McCoy, owned by famed stud keeper Michael Dunne, broke fast from trap one and led all the way to win by two and a half lengths from early pursuer Cathys Clown, with a similar distance back to Priceless Bolt in third.
THE REAL MCCOY US boxer Norman Selby, below, was famous for his prowess in the ring - and exploits out of it.
The Real McCoy ha seen in the ring since defended his WBO featherweight title ag Nedal Hussein in 200 His career then becam by controversy as prob alcohol caused him to f the law several times.
When I lived in the Midlands, around the time when the TV programme Steptoe and Son was broadcast, we had the real McCoy coming round asking us for old clothes and any bric-a-brac that we wished to sell them.