What is Johnny?

  • (noun): 'johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; 'grayback' derived from their gray Confederate uniforms.
    Synonyms: Rebel, Reb, Johnny Reb, grayback


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Johnny Gosch - Noreen Gosch's Visitors
... Waiting outside was Johnny Gosch, now 27, accompanied by a man she had never seen before ... Johnny would look over to the other person for approval to speak," says Ms ... the visit, she had the FBI create a picture she says looked like Johnny ...
Academy Award For Best Original Song - List of Winners and Nominees - 1940s
... You Anywhere" — You'll Find Out • Music Jimmy McHugh • Lyrics Johnny Mercer "It's a Blue World" — Music in My Heart • Music and Lyrics Chet Forrest and Bob Wright "Love of My Life ... Monaco • Lyrics Johnny Burke "Our Love Affair" — Strike Up the Band • Music and Lyrics Roger Edens and Georgie Stoll "Waltzing in the Clouds" — Spring Parade • Music Robert Stolz • Lyrics Gus Kahn "W ... You Were Never Lovelier • Music Jerome Kern • Lyrics Johnny Mercer "How About You?"– Babes on Broadway • Music Burton Lane • Lyrics Ralph Freed "I've Heard That Song Before" — Youth on ...
Johnny Gosch
... John David "Johnny" Gosch (born November 12, 1969) was a 12-year-old paperboy in West Des Moines, Iowa, when he disappeared on September 5, 1982, presumably ... His mother, Noreen Gosch, maintains that Johnny Gosch escaped from his captors and visited her in 1997, but fears for his life and lives under an assumed identity ...
Emmanuel Dongala
... He is the author of a number of award-winning novels including Johnny Mad Dog (French Johnny Chien Méchant) and Little Boys Come from the Stars ... He was winner of the 2004 Cezam Prix Littéraire Inter CE for Johnny chien méchant ...
The Outsiders (novel) - Plot Summary
... The next night, Ponyboy and his friends Dally and Johnny meet Cherry Valance and Marcia at a drive-in movie theatre ... Ponyboy runs away and meets up with Johnny ... After a Soc nearly drowns Ponyboy in a fountain, a terrified Johnny stabs Bob, accidentally killing him ...

Famous quotes containing the word johnny:

    Did Johnny look flashy?
    Yes, his white-on-white shirt and tie were luminous.
    His trousers were creased like knives to the tops of his shoes
    And his yellow straw hat came down to his dark glasses.
    David Wagoner (b. 1926)

    Wha lies here?
    I, Johnny Doo.
    Hoo, Johnny, is that you?
    Ay, man, but a’m dead noo.
    —Anonymous. “Johnny Doo,” from Geoffrey Grigson’s Faber Book of Epigrams and Epitaphs, Faber & Faber (1977)

    I’m not here for your amusement. You’re here for mine.
    John Lydon (formerly Johnny Rotten)