diddley diddley  /ˈdɪd li/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a small worthless amount

Usage(s):

  • The title is begging for it, but the lyrics--"I don't have digital I don't have diddley squat"--are as empty as a high school yearbook quote, and the chorus sounds like an orange .

News

  1. Former Mexican official's boasts add fire to corruption probes

    Andres Granier, ex-governor of Tabasco state, says he was drunk when he bragged that he had a luxury wardrobe of 300 suits and 400 pairs of shoes. MEXICO CITY — It was the kind of big-man boast that would have made Jay-Z or Bo Diddley proud: He owned 300 suits, he said. Four hundred pairs of pants, 1,000 shirts and 400 pairs of shoes. He shopped Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, "the best of Los ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Rosen on Willy Moon: ‘High-Concept Britpop That Works’

    Willy Moon, the singer-songwriter who plays the Gramercy Theatre tonight, made me suspicious from the first. When a press release hails a weedy young London-based New Zealander as “Bo Diddley remixed by Swizz Beatz,” the wise critic arches a skeptical eyebrow. When that same New Zealander appears in publicity photos ... More »
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Vulture

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untenable untenable
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