Dear John letter


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Dear John letter

n
informal a letter from someone (esp to a man) breaking off a love affair
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And he admits he didn't hang about in deciding to rubber stamp the squad's passports or inform them they would be receiving a Dear John letter.
"I wrote a Dear John letter suggesting I do a Fred Astaire routine on a drum kit and I thought that might appeal with me tap dancing and kicking drums at the same time.
Ski gets shattered by a Dear John letter. Hotchkiss begins to fall for Rae (Anne Francis), a beautiful young woman he encounters on the ferry--and he has his heart broken when he learns she's Spanish Joe's girl.
It's a bit like including a Dear John letter in the middle of your gas bill.
That's here along with I Can't Stay Mad At You, plus a version of Patience and a duet with Bobby Bare on A Dear John Letter. Sadly, Skeeter died of breast cancer in 2004.
Signed to Capitol records in the early 1950s, he had his first big success when he teamed with 2011 Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Jean Shepard on Dear John Letter, which reached number four on Billboard's list of top country songs of 1953.
One Thursday, one of her colleagues came down with a Dear John letter from Ann.
The mum-of-two, who is married to Apres Match star Barry Murphy, said she was devastated at receiving a Dear John letter in the post.
The group features former Dear John Letter songwriter and frontman Robb Benson, backed by drummer Cassady Laton and keyboardist Ty Bailie.
Millennium's Dear John letter to BKD came on April 19 and was addressed to Steven Warren, partner in charge for BKD's Arkansas operations.
How should girls address a Dear John letter to a bloke called John?