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Atlas, Charles

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishAtlas, CharlesCharles AtlasAtlas, Charles  (1893–1972) a US body builder, who started a successful business selling a course that showed people how to develop strong muscles. Its advertisements used the phrase ‘You too can have a body like mine’. Charles Atlas’s name is often used humorously to describe someone who has strong muscles He thinks he’s Charles Atlas.
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