John\ Henry

• John Hancock
• John Henry
noun informal
Your signature; your name in writing.

The man said, "Put your John Hancock on this paper."

Joe felt proud when he put his John Henry on his very first driver's license.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • John Henry — may refer to: *John Henry (folklore), the steel driving man , is an American folk heroReal people* John Joseph Henry (1758–1811), American Revolutionary War soldier * John Henry (Maryland), an 18th century U.S. Senator from and Governor of… …   Wikipedia

  • John Henry — ist der Name von: John F. Henry (* 1943), Wirtschaftswissenschaftler John W. Henry (* 1949), US amerikanischer Unternehmer John Henry (Politiker) (1750–1798), US amerikanischer Politiker John Henry (Historiker) (* 1950), britischer Historiker… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Henry — • John Henry • John Hancock signature Please sign your John Henry here and we will process your order right away …   Idioms and examples

  • John Henry — ☆ John Henry1 n. Informal one s signature John Henry2 n. American Folklore the hero, usually depicted as black, of an American ballad, who died after a contest pitting his strength with a sledge hammer against that of a steam drill …   English World dictionary

  • John Henry — pl. John Henries for 1. 1. Informal. a person s signature. 2. U.S. Folklore. a legendary black man of exceptional strength and stamina. [1910 15, Amer.; from the proper name] * * * ▪ folk hero       hero of a widely sung U.S. black folk ballad.… …   Universalium

  • John Henry — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Folklore John Henry, héros du folklore américain ; Patronyme John Henry, historien des sciences britannique ; Peinture John Henry, peintre… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • John Henry — noun Etymology: from the name John Henry, from confusion with John Hancock Date: circa 1914 an autograph signature …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • John Henry — signature, signed name    To give you a refund, we need your John Henry on this form …   English idioms

  • John Henry — John′ Hen′ry n. pl. John Henries inf a person s signature …   From formal English to slang

  • John Henry — /dʒɒn ˈhɛnri/ (say jon henree) noun US Colloquial → John Hancock. Also, henry. {from confusion with John Hancock} …   Australian English dictionary

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