the real McCoy


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the real McCoy

The real or genuine article; apparently from a famous boxer who had many imitators claiming to be the real individual.
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Lee McCoy He looked like the real McCoy when finishing fourth in the 2016 Valspar Championship as an amateur but he broke his wrist in a car accident the following November.
Professor Uwe Bunz, of Heidelberg University in Germany, said "You start with a sample that you know is the real McCoy.
Because Wick already is known in the community and has had success with Purple Smile and his son has the Real McCoy, people were favorable to his proposal.
I was out campaigning today but recorded Sandown to get one last glimpse of the real McCoy.
And you won't find anyone confusing Morgan Freeman with anyone else because his waxwork looks just like the real McCoy.
Glastonbrummy is a tribute festival for those of us who missed out on the gold dust-like tickets for the real McCoy further south.
The Real McCoy 3- year and 12-year aged rums are available in 750 ml for an suggested retail prices of $19.
The Real McCoy Rum has added two new barrel-aged expressions to its lineup: a 3-year-aged and a 12-year-aged rum.
Fellow comics were among the many to salute the St Kitts-born entertainer who first came to prominence in the 1990s' BBC series The Real McCoy.
THE REAL MCCOY US boxer Norman Selby, below, was famous for his prowess in the ring - and exploits out of it.
REIGNING World Darts Champion Adrian Lewis hoped to prove he was the real McCoy when he played alongside workers from a Billingham factory.
Unless made in Cornwall, all other pasties will have to drop the Cornish moniker in the future, distancing them from the traditional recipe and strong heritage associated with the real McCoy.

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