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the latest

Also, the latest thing. The most recent development, as in fashion or the news. For example, Wearing straw hats to the beach is the latest thing, or Have you heard the latest about the royal family? [Colloquial; late 1800s] Also see the thing.
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References in classic literature ?
And the latest thing he had done was always on men's lips, whether it was being first in the heartbreaking stampede to Danish Creek, in killing the record baldface grizzly over on Sulphur Creek, or in winning the single-paddle canoe race on the Queen's Birthday, after being forced to participate at the last moment by the failure of the sourdough representative to appear.
She wore an odd little vizored cap of white leghorn, which may either have been the latest thing in children's hats, or some bit of ancient finery furbished up for the occasion.
The latest thing we're doing is a maize maze and we're also doing glamping because we are right on the coast of Norfolk.
Apparently, office dogs are the latest thing (tinyurl.
The latest thing she did was to erase everything I wrote about her, good or bad.
claims scents for perfumes are the latest thing to be under threat from global warming.
London, June 21 ( ANI ): The latest thing among women is the C-string, which basically eliminates the visible panty line.
ST Patrick's Day is the latest thing to go online - with a virtual parade.
For his part, Ihab Al-Sayed, marketing advisor at the Fox Consulting Services, the sponsor of the symposium, said his company's sponsorship of the event stemmed from its keenness to present the latest thing in oil industry in order to transfer advancement to Kuwaiti oil companies and its engineers with the goal of contributing to boosting the efficiency and productivity of this vital sector in Kuwait.
So going to a movie is becoming more of a fashion thing--to see the latest thing.
I WAS wondering if readers are aware of the latest thing those down the Bay are up to.
We were all trained up to be consumers in the 20th century - throw away the past, the future will take care of itself, catch the latest thing and suck it up.
Big Society is the latest thing and the time in which we live.
If you haven't seen it yet, Bimini's renovated Big Game Club is the latest thing on that island, with loads of fishing lore and history from the days of Ernest Hemingway.
SPRINGFIELD - The latest thing in traffic safety has arrived in Springfield.