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- Alternative form of
- 1861, The Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine: An Illustrated Journal, Combining Practical Information, Instruction, and Amusement, London: S[amuel] O[rchart] Beeton, OCLC 39717152, page 303:
- Finally, we appeal to all right-minded playgoers. Let them remember that they have got tongues, and that a vigorous, unmistakeable, un-put-downable hiss is, in a theatre, a potent instrument.
- 2006 November 28, Janet Maslin, “Geneticists gone wild. What’s the world to do?”, in The New York Times, New York, N.Y.: The New York Times Company, ISSN 0362-4331, OCLC 971436363, archived from the original on 14 January 2018:
- Since "Next" is one of Mr. [Michael] Crichton's more un-put-downable novels, the reader may experience some frustration. It's tempting to stop and look up each of the genetic, legal and ethical aberrations described here in order to see how wild a strain of science fiction is afoot. Save a step. Just believe this: Oddity after oddity in "Next" checks out, and many are replays of real events.
- 2013 January 21, Alan Titchmarsh, “Keeping a diary is hard work”, in The Daily Telegraph, London: Telegraph Media Group, ISSN 0307-1235, OCLC 635239717:
- [James] Lees-Milne does not always show himself off in a good light, and he is by turns self-aggrandising, cruel, dismissive, mean-spirited and totally un-put-downable (though there will be occasions when you want to throw his books across the room with some force).