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Poncy

Friday, July 21, 2017. Daily Brit Wit.Poncy: Adjective, informal (Also: poncey)Pretentious or affected."She catches the quarter after nine train out of London Euston to Birmingham's New Street station. She ought to have gone up the night previous, but a week's separation from her fiancé is pushing it. She wanted to spend all the last minute… Continue reading Poncy

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Maths

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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Braces

Monday, May 15, 2017. Daily Brit Wit.Braces: NounSuspenders."His image mirrors back at him, revealing a formal appearance with combed and slicked back auburn hair, narrowed bright eyes, clean-shaven face; glancing down further to show a starched white dress shirt, blue bow-tie with stripes, braces over his shoulders, down to dark gray trousers. He discovers his gaze… Continue reading Braces