Word of the day

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Word of the day

06 Oct 2021 12:18 pm:

From Susie Dent (she of Countdown fame)

......is ‘ultracrepidarian’ (19th century): one who gives opinions and judgements on matters they know nothing about.
I'd love to agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong....
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06 Oct 2021 13:34 pm:

What's happened now? Susie's word of the day usually has some relevance to current affairs. Tory party conference perhaps?
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06 Oct 2021 14:43 pm:

Susie's no doubt been reading Shedweb
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06 Oct 2021 16:27 pm:

MarcusRann wrote:Susie's no doubt been reading Shedweb


If she'd been reading shedweb it would have been a far ruder word! :D
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06 Oct 2021 16:37 pm:

I rather liked one from 22nd September:

'throttlebottom' - an inept , bumbling, and possibly embarrassing holder of public office.

Hmmmmmmm :ugeek:
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06 Oct 2021 20:58 pm:

Love it. Hope you do not mind a bit of plagiarism.
It’s only those who do nothing that make no mistakes. - Joseph Conrad 1896
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06 Oct 2021 22:00 pm:

My favourite was Stephen Fry.

Countryside - The killing of Piers Morgan.
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07 Oct 2021 09:29 am:

tigerchef wrote:My favourite was Stephen Fry.
:lol:
Countryside - The killing of Piers Morgan.
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09 Oct 2021 21:05 pm:

Glawsplosion.
n. An attempt to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory..
( orig 21C a regular occurrence at Kingsholm, Gloucester.)

“Bears were well on top at Quins but suffered a major glawsplosion in the second half”.

Ok, Susie, not yet in your dictionary...

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