(1) My companion had never eaten sushi before and found the whole experience a novelty .(2) Regardless, the VP was certainly excited by the sheer novelty of the experience.(3) Perhaps many people are seduced by the sheer novelty or comedy of my appearance.(4) Casual sexual experiences are not a novelty for either of them (they have both had sex with other partners in the toilets of a particular pub, for example).(5) Amazingly, the novelty record is outselling the rest of the singles chart twice over, and has sold three times as many copies as Coldplay - according to mid-week sales figures.(6) History shows that my novelty value tends to wear off within about two minutes.(7) They mistook novelty for originality, creativity, and competence.(8) Graham came up the stairs to find me going all gooey over a bookshop novelty from America, containing a small garden gnome, a patch of artificial grass and a stand depicting a cottage garden.(9) She designed a novelty cake using a scene from the Lord of the Rings film based on the novel of the same name by J.R. Tolkien for inspiration.(10) They weren't even on the seasonal novelty aisle.(11) I do, however, need to get rid of it pretty sharpish otherwise things could get rather messy: I seem to collect mortgages like some people collect novelty teapots.(12) Included are figure dancing, solo dancing, recitations, music and novelty acts.(13) He's either an amusing novelty act or just plain annoying.(14) With some annual vines, the appeal is sheer novelty .(15) While the only thing it's actually revolutionized so far is the novelty items industry, it does deserve some credit as an impressive work of technology.(16) A person's inherent need for sensation is not necessarily obvious in the early stages of a relationship, when love itself is a novelty and carries its own thrills.