Pinocchio

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Pinocchio:

see Collodi, CarloCollodi, Carlo
, pseud. of Carlo Lorenzini
, 1826–90, Italian author. A prolific journalist, he also wrote didactic tales for children, the most famous of which is Pinocchio: The Story of a Puppet.
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Pinocchio

wooden nose lengthens when he lies. [Ital. Lit.: Pinocchio]
See: Deceit

Pinocchio

wooden boy’s nose grows longer with every lie. [Ital. Lit.: Pinocchio;]
See: Nose

Pinocchio

changed from mischievous puppet to loving boy. [Ital. Lit.: Pinocchio]
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Both kids and grown ups were left musically entertained at Reef Mall at the Adventures of Pinocchio show that started on August 7 and will continue until August 16.
ANYBODY who saw The Adventures of Pinocchio at the Lowry in Manchester 15 months ago, will need no encouragement to obtain the DVD which has now been released.
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When Swash was seven, he made his first TV appearance in an Andrex advert, and at the age of 11 he was cast in the movie The Adventures Of Pinocchio, with Dawn French and Griff Rhys Jones.
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