What is a catchprase?

A catchphrase (or catch phrase) is a phrase or expression recognized by its repeated utterance.

Catchphrases have been associated with everyone from comedians, actors, politicians and TV presenters to cartoon characters.

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'I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food...'

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Catchphrases often originate in popular culture and in the arts, and typically spread through mass media (such as television and radio, movies, publishing, and video games), as well as word of mouth.

Some catch phrases become the de facto "trademark" or "signature" of the person or character with whom they originated.

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CatchpraseCharacterActorMedia SourceMedia TypeFirst Heard
It's people like you who make this country so rich in idiotsWalter 'Foggy' DewhurstBrian WildeLast of the Summer WineTV1970s
Oh Mother!Glenda WilkinsonSarah ThomasLast of the Summer WineTV1980s
Oh Howard!MarinaJean FergussonLast of the Summer WineTV1980s
Stand up straight that manWalter 'Foggy' DewhurstBrian WildeLast of the Summer WineTV1970s
Drink your coffee! (to Glenda, when she asks a naive question)Edith "Edie" PegdenDame Thora HirdLast of the Summer WineTV1970s
Anyroad...William 'Compo' SimmoniteBill OwenLast of the Summer WineTV1970s
Wesley, take your shoes offEdith "Edie" PegdenDame Thora HirdLast of the Summer WineTV1970s
I don't know what you mean loveHoward SibshawRobert FyfeLast of the Summer WineTV1970s
Of course I could be lying...Herbert 'Truly' TrueloveFrank ThorntonLast of the Summer WineTV1990s
Every time I come up here, the spirit soars!Walter 'Foggy' DewhurstBrian WildeLast of the Summer WineTV1970s
Who ordered salad? (after Ivy places flowers on the table)William 'Compo' SimmoniteBill OwenLast of the Summer WineTV1970s
By eck that clears the cataarhWilliam 'Compo' SimmoniteBill OwenLast of the Summer WineTV1970s
Oh Marina!Howard SibshawRobert FyfeLast of the Summer WineTV1980s