Citations:Fibber McGee's closet
Last modified on 16 November 2010, at 14:02
- 1948, Henry F Gauss, Mechanical Engineering, page 811:
- Or will we go on reaching into Fibber McGee's closet for hard-earned skills each time we are up against a moment of critical decision?
- 1966 July, Popular Mechanics, volume 126, page 174:
- Actually, the thing — in all cars — is misnamed; in practice it rarely holds gloves, instead is a sort of automotive Fibber McGee's closet.
- 1990, Richard Rhodes, A hole in the world: an American boyhood, page 48:
- Where in all this Fibber McGee's closet of wartime memory is Lois?
- 1994, Janet Dailey, Silver Wings, Santiago Blue, page 151:
- Marty stopped beside the opened footlocker, and saw the rumpled clothes and underwear tumbling over the sides. "It's worse than Fibber McGee's closet. ...."
- 2001, Shelley Johnson, The complete sea kayaker's handbook, page 216:
- Or, you may have created the kayaking equivalent of Fibber McGee's closet.
- 2002, Bill Tammeus, A gift of meaning, page 68:
- But once you are here, standing on this surfeit of land, this piled-up, stacked-up, smashed-up Fibber McGee's closet of rock and soil
- 2005, Jim Morris, The Devil's Secret Name, page 30:
- It disappeared into the maw, the Fibber McGee's closet, of his so-called filing system — apparently forever.
- 2007, Pat Legako; Cyndi Gribble, Deliverance: Rescuing God's People: Developing and Operating the Ministry, page 67:
- In a spiritual sense, Fibber McGee's closet is the place where we stuff all the things that we should have forgiven.