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Gossip

See also Slander.
Gourmandism (See EPICUREANISM, GLUTTONY.)
Graciousness (See COURTESY, HOSPITALITY.)
assembly of women
symbolizes gossip in dream context. [Dream Lore: Jobes, 143]
Blondie and Tootsie
two characters continually gossiping from morning to night. [Comics: “Blondie” in Horn, 118]
Duchess of Berwick
rumor-jabbering woman upsets Lady Windermere. [Br. Lit.: Lady Windermere’s Fan, Magill I, 488–490]
Norris, Mrs.
Fanny’s aunt, the universal type of busybody. [Br. Lit.: Mansfield Park, Magill I, 562–564]
Peyton Place
New Hampshire town where everyone knows everyone else’s business. [Am. Lit.: Peyton Place, Payton, 523]
Sneerwell, Lady
leader of a group that creates and spreads malicious gossip. [Br. Drama: Sheridan The School for Scandal]
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That elicited a phone call on the air from Stika, who advised Brennan not to believe everything he reads in a gossip column.
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During his tour, the portly presenter and his team will be stopping off at the Daily Record headquarters to edit the country's top gossip column, the Razz.
The 25-year-old BRMB star, who today begins a regular Birmingham Mail music gossip column on page 46, can have a lie in, mess about during the day and then go to work.
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The gossip column was created for newspapers and magazines to transport us from our own miserable mundane lives to the glittering world of Hollywood.
We want to know all your stories for our new gossip column coming soon.
Sensitive soul Peter is doing it via a gossip column.