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English citations of Tardis, TARDIS, and tardis


  • 2003, Will Fulford-Jones, Time Out London, page 107:
    Shuffle through the small entrance and enter a veritable Tardis of a building, converted a little chaotically into an incomparably charming museum of children's toys.
  • 2011, The Rough Guide to Yorkshire ISBN 1405385731, page 27:
    A Tardis of a hotel: country inn on the outside, luxury accommodation, swimming pool, hot tubs, spa and efficient, unobtrusive service within.
  • 2001, Kate Atkinson, Emotionally Weird, page 83
    The church was Tardis-like, much bigger inside than it was outside, and was full of noises the sources of which were invisible []
  • 2003, Simon R Green, Something from the Nightside
    A jukebox the size of a Tardis was pumping out an endless stream of hits and classics from the sixties pop scene...
  • 2004, Rhonda Galbally, Just Passions: The Personal is Political
    I sit all by myself in a Tardis-like little room.
  • 2006, Fleur Britten, Leila Miller, A Hedonist's Guide to London
    The place is something of a Tardis, with a warren of back rooms and a high-ceilinged upstairs dining room, as well as the main bar.


  • 1995, Liz Stanley, The Auto/Biographical I: The Theory and Practice of Feminist Auto-Biography, page 54:
    The photograph 'the romance of the auto/biographer's desk' is a tardis; when I enter the photograph I can move through time, move through a variety of times indeed.
  • 1999, in The Organic Way, issues 157–174, page 53:
    This small paperback book is a veritable tardis of tips on how to preserve the harvest glut. It covers 51 types of fruit and vegetables, including herbs.
  • 2009, Dominic Varadi, The Credit Crunch Conspiracy, page 214:
    10 Downing Street is a tardis of a property. Behind its famous black door lies a maze of corridors, offices and reception rooms. In one such room, decorated with oak panelling and oil paintings []


  • 2008, in Astronomy Now, volume 22, issues 7–12, page 36:
    This unassuming Georgian terrace house, located within five minutes walk of the busy commercial and tourist heart of Bath in Somerset, is like a veritable TARDIS of astronomical history and discovery, with more to see on the inside than its [exterior suggests].