poetry

Dead

Monday, February 12, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Dead:  Adverb, often used as a submodifier Very.   "I woke up this morning and didn't want to get out bed, it was quite dark out and cold to boot you see. So I'm laying there snug in my blankets flexing my fingers and toes and bemoaning the… Continue reading Dead

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poetry

Crack on

Thursday, January 25, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Crack on:  Phrasal verb, informal  Proceed or process quickly.   "High stress situations bring decay and devastation on each trail it haunts. Roses wilting at the stems red and pink petals dripping littering the garden; too prone to caving under pressure.   It's like sitting inside a sauna sweat… Continue reading Crack on

Flash Fiction · How to be British

Give (or care) a toss

Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Give (or care) a toss:  Phrase, informal, (usually with negative) Care at all. "Wide-eyed and cautious, she glances subtly at the orient settings around her. Her right foot twitches as if to move forward but her brain's got every neuron and atom on lockdown. She's not budging until she's certain… Continue reading Give (or care) a toss