【索引】 背景知識・雑学


- aegis
- "the alacrity of squirrels"
- Artful Dodger
- the Beltway
- blue-light special
- the Boy Wonder
- "The buck stops here."
- the Caped Crusader
- plank of Carneades
- "A celebrity is a person..."
- Champs-Élysées
- (shining) city on [upon] a hill
- "Never put a period where God has put a comma."
- coventrate
- send to Coventry
- as true as Coventry blue
- cross the Rubicon, "The die is cast."
- "The customer is always right."

- the Dark Knight
- Deep Throat (1), Deep Throat (2)
- Dice-K
- 10 Downing Street
- "Honey, I forgot to duck."
- the Dynamic Duo
- "The Eagle has landed."
- "Elementary, my dear Watson."
- Eris, Dysnomia
- etaoin shrdlu
- "Every cloud has a silver lining."
- "Failure is not an option."
- Four Corners

- Godiva
- cut the Gordian knot
- humoral pathology
- "The king is dead, long live the king"
- "All the King's Men"
- Linda Lovelace
- the Man of Steel
- Midas touch
- mnemonic (1), mnemonic (2),mnemonic (3)
- "The opera isn't [ain't] over until [till] the fat lady sings."
- Mylar
- "Mystic Pizza", a slice of heaven
- nucular
- Peeping Tom
- 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
- phonetic alphabet
- The Pinkerton National Detective Agency
- "There's no place like home."
- posh
- "You say potayto, I say potahto."
- prime time, fringe time
- Purple Heart
- qwerty

- Sadie Hawkins Day
- Shangri-La
- siren call (song, voices)
- 23 skidoo (skiddoo)
- 34 Skidoo
- Ski-doo
- Slick Willie
- photic sneeze reflex, sun-sneezing
- Star Chamber
- "Stuff happens."
- "It's the economy, stupid!"
- Svengali
- "Take me to your leader."
- "That's one small step for (a) man; one giant leap for mankind."
- the third degree
- Harry S. Truman
- Harriet Tubman
- Tyvek

- wannabe
- Wendy
- Who watches the watchmen? (Who watches the watchers?) (Who will guard the guards?) (Who shall watch the watchers themselves?)
- "Why Johnny Can't Read"
- "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus."
- Yogi Berra, Yogiisms
- Zeus

- ignore と「黙殺」
- 『「エコノミック・アニマル」は褒め言葉だった』
- (自衛隊の)護衛艦
- 「超弩級」
- 充実の「アンカーコズミカ英和辞典」