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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DING DONG

Waster can trim Ding Dong to a certainty at a mile and a quarter.

Civilities and cigars exchanged: "Bon jour," "Gooten daeg:" then at it again, ding dong all down the line blazing and roaring.

The air knows all, the wind repeats all, and the bell understands their speech, and rings it forth to the whole world—'Ding dong!

Ding—dong, ding—dong, rang the bells up above, but the noise of battle did not penetrate here.

Ding—dong, ding—dong, went the bells as the captain left the church, deeply affected.

I see corn growin' on banana threes; I see th' gloryous heights iv Ding Dong that ar-re irradyatin'.

Suddenly a sound of bells broke the stillness ling, lang, ding dong.

He'll make it for a mile, or a mile-and-a-quarter, 'cause Ding Dong could stay that distance pretty well himself.

He's a fourteen pound better horse than Ding Dong ever was; a handicapper would separate them that much on their form.

Anywhere near alike in condition Waster was a fourteen-pound better horse than Ding Dong.

WORD ORIGIN

imitative of the sound of a bell, c.1560.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.