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Big Bull Market
term referring to the Beatles’ (rock musicians) immense popularity; manifested by screaming fans in the 1960s. [Pop. Culture: Miller, 172–181]
speculation craze precipitated stock market crash (1929). [Am. Hist.: Allen, 205–226]
lure of instant riches precipitated onslaught of prospectors (1848, 1886). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 203]
the scene of wild rush for riches (1886). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 269]
of Surrey “morn, noon, and night in a hurry.” [Nurs. Rhyme: Mother Goose, 117]
funeral overwhelmed with grief, fans rioted. [Am. Hist.: Sann, 317–327]
agitated rabbit in a perpetual hurry. [Br. Lit.: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland]
in a perpetual dither. [Br. Lit.: Through the Looking-glass]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.