Category Archives: expletives

That’s an odd composition Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old and little used expletive is Whirligigs! – a euphemism for the more common Balls! or Bollocks! I think I might try slipping it into conversation today, I’m sure it will trigger a few raised … Continue reading

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Sorry, what was that again?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s expletive from the USA, a euphemism for God almighty! is, or was, (perhaps it is no longer in use?) Hot diggety doggety!… Perhaps I’ll try slipping it into conversation today and see how it is … Continue reading

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One or two shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food item and insult is – You biscuit bastard!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 357. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to carefully adjust my line of perspective. A single overheard remark: … Continue reading

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Well, that’s about it for the UK City of Culture then…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old-style expletive is Blast! It is probably naval in origin, Blast my timbers!, Blast my eyes!, etc. It sounds very tame these days, but it was once so frowned upon as to have euphemisms replace … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s made up expletive is – Freeze my assets!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So then I had to pay for the whole bloody lot Frank…’ ‘It was the chuck-hold authority, yes it was!’ ‘Kirsten! Kirsten! It wasn’t me!’ ‘It … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4555…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the stern look of a High Court judge. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Whoa!… Sorry, I’m always starting things off with a ‘whoa!’… I must try to think of another expletive … Continue reading

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Straining out the last dregs…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient expletive is Od’s Boddikins! – a corruption of ‘God’s body’ with the playful diminutive ‘ikins’ glued on the end – so, I suppose it means ‘God’s cute little body’ then?… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This cheap old … Continue reading

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