No ad, however, rivals the most bizarre commercial to use the song: A 2007 spot for Yaz birth control.
Scripts were scotch-taped to the reverse side of the curtains; jokes were fiddled with or created on the spot.
Then he took the chicken and walked over to his spot near the garbage and sat down to eat it.
“I was nearly sick on the spot” claimed James Prior, a supporter of Edward Heath who became her new employment secretary.
This spot for Discovery Networks includes a singing Stephen Hawking.
He longed to draw closer to the spot, but he knew that he dared not move.
Directly Puss saw him in this form she jumped at him and killed him on the spot.
Every spot of color on bird or insect it finds to be the trace of a utility.
"I know the spot well," he exclaimed, after looking at the diagram for a moment.
I knew that things look worse from a distance than they are on the spot.
c.1200, "moral stain," probably from Old English splott "a spot, blot, patch (of land)" infl. by Middle Dutch spotte "spot, speck." Other cognates are East Frisian spot "speck," North Frisian spot "speck, piece of ground," Old Norse spotti "small piece." It is likely that some of these are borrowed, but the exact evolution now is impossible to trace.
Meaning "speck, stain" is from mid-14c. The sense of "particular place" is from c.1300. Meaning "short interval in a broadcast for an advertisement or announcement" is from 1923. Proceeded by a number (e.g. five-spot) it originally was a term for "prison sentence" of that many years (1901, American English slang). To put (someone) on the spot "place in a difficult situation" is from 1928. Colloquial phrase to hit the spot "satisfy, be what is required" is from 1868. Spot check first attested 1933. Spot on "completely, accurately" is attested from 1920.
early 15c., "to stain, sully, tarnish" from spot (n.). Sense of "to stain with spots" is attested from mid-15c. Meaning "to see and recognize," is from 1718, originally colloquial and applied to a criminal or suspected person; the general sense is from 1860. Related: Spotted; spotting.
A mark on a surface differing sharply in color from its surroundings.
A stain or blot.
[found by 1718 in the second verb sense as ''identify as a wrongdoer'']