nine days wonder


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nine′ days'` won′der


n.
someone or something that arouses short-lived interest.
[1585–95]
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Some letter writers might have scoffed at our correspondent's prediction because a few days later the Echo announced that "radio is not, as some doubters seem to think, a nine days wonder".
Generous quotations from Will Kemp's Nine Days Wonder, the autobiographical record of Kemp's jig from London to Norwich in February of 1600, bring to life the existence of the itinerate freelance performer.
today is Pan Bimbo, whose members played with Nine Days Wonder and the Strangers.