Being British, they weren't targeted by the New York IRS.Algot Runeman wrote:avoision
So it isn't proven that the Spice Goirls weren't avoirse to tax avoison.
I think that these days, sports spectators often have their mouths too full of ice cream, hamburger, hot dog or pop corn to scream vituperations. And in between snacks they use vuvuzelas instead.Algot Runeman wrote:vituperation
Cleopatra had her loyal slave girls roll her into a soft carpet like a stuffed pancake. While the girls carried and deposited the bundle with her inside in Caesar's quarters, she carefully remained doggo like a sleeping bitch.Algot Runeman wrote:doggo.
After her second attempt, Cleopatra could hardly have been said to wear any schlockmeister trinkets when she succesfully seduced Caesar.Algot Runeman wrote:schlockmeister
All that teetering, striding and clinging doesn't really appeal to me.Algot Runeman wrote:teeter...
She teetered and quivered.
He strode along eagerly.
She clung, nay she hung.
(...)Algot Runeman wrote:
an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one. Compare with utopia.
late 18th century: from dys- 'bad' + utopia
Have I mentioned that my grandma and Cleopatra were exceptionally bodacious (claimed my grandpa)?Algot Runeman wrote:bodacious
Algot Runeman wrote:lollop
verb (lollops, lolloping, lolloped)
move in an ungainly way in a series of clumsy paces or bounds: the bear lolloped along the path
mid 18th century: probably from loll, associated with trollop.
To lollop in the market is something you should stop.
So mother in her wisdom said as we would shop.
Gambol, dance, cavort, okay. Just do not lollop she would say.
The vocabulary of my childhood, too rich in every way.