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- ‘When he recites his fumbler's catalogue of rightwing Republican inanities, we hear the sing-song of a ning-nong.’
- ‘Please - a lost game of rugger hardly rates up there with the killing fields of war. What a ning-nong.’
- ‘Nope, it was just crazy me being a ning-nong!’
Mid 19th century: of unknown origin.
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