Expressions with Names

There is something peculiar with the English language. Many popular expressions contain someone's name. Here is a small example. ;
  1. A Jack of all the trades (Thank you: Nuwamanya Alex B)
  2. Adam's apple (Thank you: KP)
  3. Annie get your gun (Snap into action immediately - Thank you: Staralfur)
  4. Average Joe (Your average guy - Thank you: Lori)
  5. Becky Homemakey (Good all around wife and cook - Thank you: Charlene Henderson)
  6. Bedtime Billy (When you sleep too much - Thank you: Josh L )
  7. Ben Gay (Thank you: dmc)
  8. Big Bank Hank! (A comment said to a big spender or when someone has a large sum of money at hand. - Thank you: dkingslayer)
  9. Big Ben (Thank you: MTLJ)
  10. Big Bertha
  11. Big Bubba (Big Bertha's Husband - Thank you: Lexi)
  12. Billy Buttercup (Too be really nice to someone, you know to butter them up - Thank you: Dennis)
  13. Billy Goat
  14. Billy no mates. (Person with no friends - Thank you: James1941)
  15. Bloody Mary
  16. Bob's your uncle. (... and there you have it - Thank you: James 1941)
  17. Bose D K (Intended pun to produce a Hindi-slang-word - Thank you: Pavan Kumar)
  18. Bye Felicia! (An expression used to dismiss someone - Thank you: Raquel)
  19. Calamity Jane (Thank you: Cfinz33 - Calamity followed those who tried to outshoot Martha Jane Canary Burke - 1852-1903, aka Calamity Jane)
  20. Calamnity Kate (Hot mess - Thank you: MH)
  21. Cautious Cornelius (Thank you: Wallace Finlator)
  22. Champagne Charlie (Someone who can afford a life of luxury - Thank you: Damon)
  23. Charlie horse (A cramp in a muscle in the leg)
  24. Chatty Kathy (or Cathy - Thank you: Tonya)
  25. Clever Dick (A "Know- it- all" - Thank you: MH)
  26. Clive-Built (Well constructed, as opposed to Jerry-built or Jerry-rigged - Thank you: Staralfur)
  27. Cool Hand Luke (Thank you: MTLJ)
  28. Crazy Carrie (From the movie Carrie - Thank you: Christine)
  29. Crying Ryan (Thank you: MTLJ)
  30. Cup of Joe (Coffee)
  31. Curious George (Thank you: MTLJ)
  32. Dapper Dan man (Thank you: Penguinstein)
  33. Dear John letter (A letter written to a man by his romantic partner to inform him their relationship is over - Thank you: Justin Huang)
  34. Debbie Downer. (Someone who's always negative. - Thank you: Tami Bruce)
  35. Dizzy Lizzy (Doesn't know anything, stupid)
  36. Don't know from Adam
  37. Doubting Thomas (Unbeliever - Thank you: Tom)
  38. Douglas Doright (Thank you: Wallace Finlator)
  39. Drop Dead Fred (Thank you: MTLJ)
  40. Dumbell Dora (a Charles Dickens character - Thank you: Wallace Finlator)
  41. Elementary, my dear Watson. (This name corresponds to Sherlock Holmes' best friend, called Mr. Watson, who was a doctor. - Thank you: Christian Barandica)
  42. Even Steven
  43. Fancy Nancy (Thank you: MTLJ)
  44. Fanny's your aunt (Usually follows 'Bob's your uncle', meaning 'there you have it!' - Thank you: Mia)
  45. Farty Arty (Stop being a farty Arty!) (some one that expels a lot of flatulence - Thank you: Marge)
  46. Fertile Fanny (easy fertility)
  47. Fertile Mertile (Easily impregnated - Thank you: MH)
  48. Flousy Lucy (Thank you: MTLJ)
  49. For Pete's sake
  50. Geez Louise (Like darn, used in frustrated disbelief - Thank you: Rogy)
  51. Get back!, Jack!
  52. Good job, Bob!
  53. Great Scott (Thank you: MTLJ)
  54. Hairy Harry (A very hairy man - Thank you: Kyle)
  55. Happy as Larry (As happy as can be - Thank you: Staralfur)
  56. Harvey Wallbanger (A type of cocktail -Thank you: Christine K)
  57. He doesn't know whether he's Arthur or Martha (Thank you: Staralfur)
  58. Heavens to Betsy (1800's expression with vague origins - Thank you: HJS)
  59. Hell's bells, Martha! (An exclamation - Thank you: Jaclyn)
  60. Hey Joe, what do you know? (Thank you: anjanet)
  61. Holy Moses (Exclamation - Thank you: NIS)
  62. Honest Abe (After president Abraham Lincoln, who was very hontest - Thank you: Meeks)
  63. Honest John (Thank you: Wallace Finlator)
  64. I don't think so Tim (Thank you: Bodi)
  65. In like Flynn (Successful! - Thank you: CJ)
  66. Jack of all trades
  67. Jack Shit (To know Jack Shit is to know nothing - Thank you: MTLJ)
  68. Jack squat (Politer than Jack shit, maybe; meaning "nothing"; even shorter, "You know Jack about..." - Thank you: GPK)
  69. Jack-in-the-box (Child's toy - Thank you: Staralfur)
  70. Jazzy Joe (To be groovy - Thank you: Lexi)
  71. Jeez Wayne - EXclamations (Thank you: Tekewena)
  72. Jerry rigged (fixed enough to hold together and will soon break again)
  73. Jesus, Mary and Joseph! (An exclamation. Not unlike "oh my god". - Thank you: Staralfur)
  74. Joe Blow
  75. Joe Schmo (Thank you: Lori )
  76. John (A prostitute's client - Thank you: Kerri)
  77. John and Jane Doe (Dead people, who nobody knows who they are)
  78. Johnny Chin Gaas - (My Mexican friends understand this one)
  79. Johnny come lately
  80. Johnny on the Spot
  81. Judas kiss (betrayal - Thank you: Christine K)
  82. Judgemental Judy (Always Judging others - Thank you: Anita)
  83. Jumpin Jesse (Loves to jump - Thank you: Kyle)
  84. Jumping Jack (Thank you: MTLJ)
  85. Katie, bar the door (Get ready for the worst)
  86. Keep Calm and Let Carl Handle It! (Carl, as a competent problem solver. - Thank you: Carl)
  87. Keeping up with the Johnson's
  88. Know what I mean, Francine? (Thank you: Paige)
  89. Lady Di (Winter undergarment known as a "spencer". - Thank you: Staralfur)
  90. Laid back Larry (Nonchalant, Carefree - Thank you: Kenneth)
  91. Large Marge (Big woman - Thank you: GBH)
  92. Lazy Larry (to be lazy - Thank you: Christine)
  93. Lazy Susan
  94. Long John (A Donut - Thank you: Kerri)
  95. Long Johns (A Pair of underpants - Thank you: Kerri)
  96. Looky Luke (Person who slows down to look at an accident on the other side of the freeway, thus causing a traffic jam on his direction)
  97. Mad Max (Crazy (movie title) )
  98. Mary Jane (Marijuana - Thank you: MTLJ)
  99. Messy Bessie (Thank you: Alice)
  100. Mighty Max (To be strong (TV show) - Thank you: Lexi)

Total: 180
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