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English citations of Jell-O

  1. Kenneth Boa, John Alan Turner, The Gospel According to the Da Vinci Code: The Truth Behind the Writings of Dan Brown (2006) p. 27:
    • Understanding the postmodernism that dominates our culture is about as easy as nailing Jell-O to a tree.
  2. Corey Sandler, Janice Keefe Performance Appraisals That Work: Features 150 Samples for Every Situation (2005) p. 1:
    • In most situations, writing a performance appraisal is like nailing Jell-O to the wall.
  3. Rick Moody, The Diviners: A Novel (2005) p. 448:
    • "It's what we've got for now" his mother observes. "You think the Pilgrims had Jell-O? They didn't have any Jell-O. They didn't have one piece of fruit or anything. Orange slices in that Jell-O? Oranges come from Florida, probably. Florida was a swamp back then. The Pilgrims all had scurvy. Their teeth were falling out, and they never flossed."
  4. Sarah Andrews, Fault Line (2002), p. 1:
    • I was driving down the Fell Street ramp off Highway into San Francisco. It was like skiing down a mountain made of Jell-O.
  5. Maryann Reid, Sex and the Single Sister: Five Novellas (2002) p. 96:
    • "Well, I don't want no man," says Nydia, while popping a screwdriver Jell-O shot in her mouth.
    • ...
    • We all laugh as they simulate sex sounds while eating their Jell-O shots.
  6. Craig Lesley, Winterkill (1997) p. 151:
    • Right now, the way the truck vibrates, your stomach shakes like Jell-O.
  7. Gregg Sapp, Building a Popular Science Library Collection for High School to Adult Learners (1995) p. 40:
    • Poke a piece of Jell-O, and it will shake and roll in indignation. Imagine a very long piece of Jell-O. By poking and tapping the Jell-O at one end, you can send a wave of Jell-O vibration travelling down to the other end.
  8. Richard Powers, Galatea 2.2 (1995)
    • They’re erratic. Trying to get them to potentiate is like writing in Jell-O.