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Operating theatre

Sunday, July 23, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Operating theatre: Noun A room in a hospital in which surgical operations are performed. *Hi there! Welcome to the fifth part of the Fortnight Series (linked to find all the previous ones). I'm afraid if you haven't read Childminder this won't make any sense as it picks up… Continue reading Operating theatre

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Childminder

Sunday, July 9, 2017. Daily Brit Wit.Childminder:NounA babysitter or a child-care worker.*Welcome, welcome to the next installment in the Fortnight series! Be sure to check out the first three with Snog being the most recent. Ta! 😄"She exhales dramatically, left hand full of car keys and right hand gripping the front door knob. Her surveillance over her… Continue reading Childminder

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Gutted

Thursday, May 4, 2017. Daily Brit Wit.  Gutted:  Adjective, informal  Bitterly disappointed or upset. Verb, informal  Cause (someone) to feel extremely upset or disappointed.  "You sat hunched over on the sofa, shoulders bunched at your ears (but you haven't registered the acute ache), head buried in your palms, and socked feet nearly imprinted in the… Continue reading Gutted