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Friday, August 4, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Skive: Verb, informal Avoid work or duty by staying away or leaving early; shirk. Noun, informal An instance of avoiding work or a duty. "He groans at the sharp tug on his muscles. He has abused himself of this type of injury before, and is no stranger to… Continue reading Skive

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Sunday, July 16, 2017. Daily Brit Wit.Maths:Plural nounMathematics.*Welcome to the fourth installment of the Pasha series. Check out Do a runner if you haven't already!"He loathes waiting. Any patience he had built up over some three-plus decades evaporates like a greenhouse effect; only, the spare energy heats up his blood pressure. Pasha's tired.His parents are encouraging him… Continue reading Maths

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Friday, July 7, 2017. Daily Brit Wit.Bard: Noun, archaic or literary A poet, traditionally one reciting epics and associated with a particular oral tradition. Also, generally "the Bard" refers to William Shakespeare. "She's helping her best mate dust her bookshelves and she's torn between literally dusting and eyeing the contents of the shelves. Mostly, she has been all… Continue reading Bard