Query on Most Famous ESPN Catchphrases (UNCLASSIFIED)

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Fri Jun 7 17:34:04 UTC 2013

On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 1:18 PM, Alice Faber wrote:
> Another catchphrase that comes to mind: "It's X's world; we just live in
> it."

We discussed this one back in '05 (Larry noted its ESPN usage). As early as
1964, Dean Martin was saying of Frank Sinatra, "It's your world, Frank, I just
live in it," and Wilson recalled similar phrases from the '50s...


And see:


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