Cock-up n The moment immediately before cock-crow
Luigi French term for a Clydesider
Pentacle Scrotal tattoo
Buttocks Treatment for gluteal wrinkles
Shag pile Stately brothel
Platitude duck-billed cliché that thinks it’s important
Molested: an area of land, as it might be one’s lawn, under ‘cultivation’ by a particular mole and his immediate family
Divot = dim, but warm
Career = the dopler effect
Not mine, but
Red Shift a woman in a scarlet chemise running through doppled sunlight
Mansplaining Perfectly reasonable response to wimminaccuracy
Tssk, joe. A little domestic friction? (actually, wouldn’t that be ‘dusting’?)
No - getting flak online for pointing out that flute doesn’t have a 4½ octave range and bass flute is the same register as viola, not cello. About the level of accuracy one would expect of ChronicFM, of course, but I wasn’t going to let it go unchallenged. Unfortunately the person who made the video happened to be female, so of course…
< sympathetic nodding > ahhhh, yes. One of those sorts of moments.
Samovar: a subset of those things pertaining to us
Umlaut: a response to the infrequent question “what is a popular four-letter synonym for yob, corner boy or ned?”
Pasternak Skill in Italian cookery
Nabokov To pilfer from a library
Shakespeare One whom an Arab aristocrat acknowledges as an equal
Tolkien Lament about road charges
Those are truly horrible, Joe! Well done.
Trivia = 3 roads you could take.
Tremendous = Who falls from high places ??
Bravery = Absolutely IS a bosom sling
To be confused at your peril with a boomslang…
And how is the Surprising Mrs Shanks? Doing Surprisingly well, I do hope, poor lass.
She continues, as is her habit, to surprise.
Clearly in some pain, but has so far restrained herself from employing the staple-gun on me nor the Blow-torch. So I must be doing some things not wrong.
Being very stoical. Mind you, putting a bosom-sling ON someone is a new one for me !