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johnny-come-lately

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  • Rather than being the johnny-come-lately that I'd assumed, jelly has been added to trifles by misguided folks since the 18th century, but I'm not alone in my prejudice.

    How to make perfect trifle

  • Ben, which way do you think the undecideds break and does it bother you that Terry may buy this primary even though he is a johnny-come-lately to Va politics?

    McAuliffe Takes 16 Point Lead

  • If not I'd hang back and let all the johnny-come-lately guys buy and cry about the short comings of this gun and let the bugs be worked out.

    Gun News from Remington

  • The one thing that SFWA actively spends member dues on -- the Nebulas -- are and will continue to be the johnny-come-lately of the awards and year's best collections until the organization decides to get rid of the rolling eligibility rule and make the supposedly annual award actually reflect an annual period.

    In Which I Cry Ouch

  • If the dems get behind Barack, and cease all of this inward fighting and "johnny-come-lately" crap about Hillary being the strongest candidate, Barack will win against John McShame!

    Rendell: 'Very unlikely' Clinton will win

  • Some say that Schmidt, who ran a very hardball campaign into the Obama head wind for McCain, replete with rather irritating political trick plays that worked for awhile, until they didn't, is a johnny-come-lately in urging Republicans to support same-sex marriage.

    William Bradley: The Republican Choice: React or Modernize

  • There is an opportunity here, for Obama to seize, but he MUST SEIZE IT, with stump speeches and ads daily on the message that McCain is a johnny-come-lately to the cause of economic populism and contradicting everything he said as late as last week.

    McCain: I'm The Optimist When It Comes To The American Economy

  • Lookee, we were ALL of us Clintonista's eight years ago, weren't we!? except the trolls and johnny-come-lately indies and libs.

    Bill Clinton Endorses Obama

  • Who is to say we could not have caught some of those who financed these Saudi foreign fighters, or those who still finance Saudi terrorism today or, at the least, learned more about their network, if Bush and Cheney had only let the FBI do their job previous to 9/11, or even johnny-come-lately, post 9/11?

    Hardball National Security Cheney Style

  • Hillary will hand over the WH to the Republicans before she'll let another Democrat have it over her because this is her life: Hillary believes that she and President Clinton own it and Barack is just a johnny-come-lately who is way out of line.

    In Letter, Top Clinton Donors Chastise Pelosi For Statements About Super-Delegates

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