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Word Of The Week 10/04

SCHDAMNN!!

A portmanteau word fusing arbitrary expletives, with a suitably comic-book look, serving as a universal substitute for those expletives wot keep causing my Tweets to disappear before they reach Facebook [and let’s face it, the alternate asterisks just ain’t cuttin’ it].

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Word Of The Week 02/04

REFERRAL-RUBICONESE!!

One wrong turn, made purely to be polite, sets me on a one-way path through an eternity of appointments, each of which in itself is of little help, but so the professional concerned can appear helpful leads to another referral and another set of tests, and then another referral and another set of tests, and then another referral and another set of tests, … more »

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Word Of The Week 25/03

NOT-‘NOTHER-GREY-NOTHINGNEY!!

In the whole of March, there hasn’t been a View From The Window worth recording. It’s just been grey and nebulous, no subtle light, just been shite! more »

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Word Of The Week 18/03

OY!!LIFT-THAT-BLOODY-CURTAIN-BACK-UP-AND-DANCE-YA-BASTARDS!!!

The frustration of trying to watch a ballet, when they keep trying to drain your enjoyment with their interminable intermissioning. more »

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Word Of The Week 11/03

IIT-STIIILLL-FUUUUCCCKKEEEN’-HUURRTTTSSS!!!!!!!

Dentists… (don’t do it!!) more »

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Word Of The Week 04/03

Hhhrrrrrgggghhhhhmmmmmmm!!! Hhhrrrrr!!!

The sound of a scream when you can’t open your mouth more »

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Word Of The Week 27/02

[involuntarily shakes]… [takes deep breath]… [collapses in resigned depression]

When you’re too tired of being scared again

eg. When you’ve made the mistake of letting the medical fraternity examine your internals. You let ’em in the once and they keep finding something else and something else and something else again. more »

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