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Do one’s nut

Monday, July 22, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Do one's nut:  Phrase, British informal  Become extremely angry or agitated. "The words-- go splintering apart like supersonic noise pollutions and I can't make sense of a rhyme or a stanza (but yeah, to be fair I've never been able to rhyme) and I need a break I think… Continue reading Do one’s nut

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Right as a trivet

Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Right as a trivet:  Phrase, British informal  Perfectly all right; in good health. "The sky is on fire and so am I as I inhale a toxic wasteland burning bright like Venus but my planet never harboured flames like cinnamon sweets while the skyline winks out of my sight not… Continue reading Right as a trivet

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Nut

Thursday, January 17, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Nut:  Verb, with object, British informal  Butt (someone) with one's head.   "White dots tango across the black canvas of my vision, swirling without compunction for my sea-sickened mind blood trickling out my ears, drums collapsed inward like Roman ruins left at the mercy of time's descent nerves on… Continue reading Nut

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Claggy

Thursday, August 9, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Claggy:  Adjective, British informal  Tending to form clots; sticky. "We hide our bodies in thick, claggy mud painted disasters distorting natural freckles for moonbeam tinted disturbia low-lighted in maroon melancholy; singing softly to lull the littlest ones in stargazing eulogies-- always putting off the inevitability where home is gone and… Continue reading Claggy