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be on everyone's lips

To be a popular topic of conversation or gossip. The word "layoffs" is on everyone's lips because our company was bought last month. That scandal with the CEO is on everyone's lips these days.
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DEVIL'S' PLAYGROUND: Designer labels and the rag trade were on everyone's lips when ``The Devil Wears Prada'' launched the 12th annual LA Film Festival in Westwood Village on Thursday night.