nine days' wonder
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Really, is it any wonder that fluoride should freak people out?
A few days later, Bush replied, “We will uphold the law in Florida.”
I wonder what that lady is doing now, and if she knows what she set in motion with Archer?‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Many of those who have become cops in New York seem to have ceased to address such minor offenses over the past few days.
Their immediate response tells an important truth about a police slowdown that has spread throughout New York City in recent days.
The "new world" was really found in the wonder-years of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
In nine days he returned, bringing us the thanks of congress, and fresh orders.
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Fatigue he never knew, and on one occasion he was said to have spent thirteen days and nights in the saddle.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
In the close relation and affection of these last days, the sense of alienation and antagonism faded from both their hearts.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
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Cultural definitions for nine days' wonder
Someone or something that is famous and celebrated for only a short time: “Last year the art critics praised Jonas as if he were a master, but he turned out to be a nine days' wonder.”