Once the Nome King enslaved the Royal Family of Ev--another goody-goody
lot that we detest," said the General.
Aren't you ashamed of being such a goody-goody
, and of studying so hard?
What he did not realise was that there were people who simply did not like him and saw him as a chapel goody-goody
, a representative of a way of life that they had either never known, or were simply glad to be done with; but worst of all to them was his unclubbability, his aristocratic capacity for boredom.
Opening his 1953 diary as a boy of 15, he told host Rufus Hound: "I was a goody-goody
- I had to be.
In fact, the only way it could have been a worse advert is if Wolves had picked that hilarious fat opera singer, the goody-goody
kid from the John Lewis Christmas campaign and Michael Winner as a midfield trio.
This would hermetically seal our well-meaning, goody-goody
chums from the harsh realities of modern life.
For example, goody-goody
students try their best to be close to the teacher and impress him to be the best ones in the class.
The teen idol is desperate to shake off his goody-goody
image and reckons playing a baddie is the way to do it.
Words such as really-really, very-very, much much, too-too, awfully-awfully, dark-dark, beautiful-beautiful, horrible-horrible, wonderful-wonderful, enormous-enormous, slowly-slowly, goody-goody
, quietly-quietly, et cetera (hardly English).
Calvin's undergone something of a transformation of late - from goody-goody
copper to petty criminal as he struggles to give Carmel the luxurious lifestyle he thinks she so desperately wants.
Inquisitive Jared hits things when he gets angry, while goody-goody
Simon declares, "I don't do conflict".
For some veteran firefighters, however, that goody-goody
atmosphere is hard to swallow.