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New Uxbridge Dictionary

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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#61 Postby Dave B » October 28th, 2011, 9:28 am

Latest post of the previous page:

Tetenterre wrote:
Dave B wrote:expert: a has-been under pressure.


Or "a drip under pressure"?


Yes, the correct definition is: "an 'ex' is a has-been and a 'spert' is a drip under pressure." Really only works in full spoken rather than written. Somehow, though, "a has-been drip under pressure" sounds like he/she is no longer a drip!


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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#62 Postby Tetenterre » October 28th, 2011, 3:39 pm

sinecure: three Our Fathers and a dozen Hail Marys
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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#63 Postby jamesjones950 » October 28th, 2011, 6:10 pm

Dictaphone: Hands-free dialling

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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#64 Postby Nick » October 29th, 2011, 12:40 am

Bicycle: an agricultural instrument which swings both ways...

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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#65 Postby Tetenterre » November 17th, 2011, 2:25 pm

Plinth: The son of a lisping monarch

Diabolical: A Welshman with orchitis
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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#66 Postby Dave B » November 17th, 2011, 4:11 pm

Bloom: a Chinese sweeping up implement.

Blink: the edge of a Chinese cliff

Blagger: a boastful Chinaman

Bleed: to raise animals or birds in China

Etc.

Bowler: a kind of cricketer that City of London workers traditionally wear on their heads.
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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#67 Postby jamesjones950 » November 17th, 2011, 5:55 pm

Conflab: Eric Pickles
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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#68 Postby jamesjones950 » November 22nd, 2011, 5:43 pm

Ever: Female character in BBC's Eastenders
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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#69 Postby Tetenterre » November 22nd, 2011, 6:21 pm

Following on from Conflab, above:

Converse: "Maggie, Maggie, Maggie! Oi! Oi! Oi!"
Condense: Nadine Dorries
Conjoin: What Blair did in spirit
Conceited: A Tory in a chair
Concur: The politest thing Dennis Skinner ever called a Tory
Condole: Less than a quid a week if they get their way.

Loads more, I'm sure, but I'll leave them for others to find...
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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#70 Postby Dave B » November 22nd, 2011, 7:45 pm

heteromorph: a straight Plasticine puppet.

bimorph: an ac/dc Plasticine puppet

paramorph: a Plasticine puppet from the Other Side

ectomorph: Plasticine puppet that oozes from the medium'd mouth

hystericomorph: a Plasticine puppet who has simply lost it

(I knew that rhyming dictionary would come in useful one day!)
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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#71 Postby Tetenterre » November 25th, 2011, 10:43 am

Curaçao: To heal Nadine Dorries
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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#72 Postby Tetenterre » November 29th, 2011, 12:46 pm

Diagnostics: A battle-cry of religious fundamentalists.
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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#73 Postby jamesjones950 » November 29th, 2011, 5:19 pm

cremate: Your Native American friend
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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#74 Postby jamesjones950 » December 4th, 2011, 7:19 pm

katamaran: the very latest Heston Blumenthal creation
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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#75 Postby thundril » December 4th, 2011, 8:26 pm

Tricorn. A suggestion for the wheat-intolerant.

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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#76 Postby Nick » August 5th, 2012, 11:27 am

Comatose: my foot's gone to sleep

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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#77 Postby Tetenterre » February 18th, 2013, 7:13 pm

Ineffable: Wearing a chastity belt
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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#78 Postby Dave B » February 18th, 2013, 7:27 pm

Ivory - like Ivor
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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#79 Postby Nick » February 19th, 2013, 4:27 pm

In loco parentis: My daddy's an engine driver.

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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#80 Postby thundril » February 20th, 2013, 1:39 am

Remedy: A half-forgotten tune.

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Re: New Uxbridge Dictionary

#81 Postby thundril » February 20th, 2013, 1:41 am

Baguette: A small hunting catch.


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