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Anonymous


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Posted Mon Sep 10th, 2007 7:28pm Post subject: Uxbridge English Dictionary
Let's have a go at this great round from "I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue". To get things started here are the rules http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_games_on_I%27.....nitions.29

and a few examples from previous editions of the radio programme itself:

La Donna E Mobile - kebab van
Spaghetti Carbonara - the pasta's burnt
Pater Familias - I've heard this routine before
Nessun Dorma - Japanese camper van
Sic Transit Gloria Mundi - Gloria threw up in the van on Monday
Jihad - the cry of a Fundamentalist cowboy

and a classic from Mr Stephen Fry himself:

Countryside - the murder of Piers Morgan

Also - would anyone like to try some other games from this show? Suggestions: Good News Bad News, Historical Headlines, Last episode, Late Arrivals, and Quote Misquote.

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AxmxZ


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Posted Mon Sep 10th, 2007 9:42pm Post subject: Uxbridge English Dictionary
Great idea!

Ad infinitum - Will this commercial break never end?!

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Fryphile


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Posted Mon Sep 10th, 2007 10:08pm Post subject: Uxbridge English Dictionary
Anticipation - Freedom for all ants.

Banana - Anna may not attend.

Melancholy - A fruity dog.

Jeff Foxworthy had a good one: Asinine - I give her body a five and her ass a nine.

I think of myself as someone who is filled with love, whose only purpose in life was to achieve love. - Stephen Fry

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AxmxZ


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Posted Mon Sep 10th, 2007 10:31pm Post subject: Uxbridge English Dictionary
Ecce homo - authored by Michel Foucault.

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Anonymous


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Posted Tue Sep 11th, 2007 8:44am Post subject: Uxbridge English Dictionary
ad nauseam - that commercial with Paul Daniels, Peter Strigfellow, the Hamiltons et al
et al - albert was delicious
nota bene - a downer as opposed to an upper
plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose - long-running soap opera
liebfraumilch - hazardous chemical
gluteus maximus - Pavarotti

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Anonymous


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Posted Tue Sep 11th, 2007 12:08pm Post subject: Uxbridge English Dictionary
Yakuza - Japanese essay on the Dreyfus affair

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Anonymous


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Posted Thu Sep 27th, 2007 2:34pm Post subject: Uxbridge English Dictionary
Frank Zappa - honest man with a laser pistol (or alternatively, in Italian - German farmhand)

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Anonymous


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Posted Thu Sep 27th, 2007 2:36pm Post subject: Uxbridge English Dictionary
croquet - Bertie Wooster's bemused response on discovering what sound frogs make

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Fryphile


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Posted Fri Sep 28th, 2007 2:59pm Post subject: Uxbridge English Dictionary
Millipede - Kingdom's dog had an accident.

I think of myself as someone who is filled with love, whose only purpose in life was to achieve love. - Stephen Fry

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Anonymous


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Posted Fri Sep 28th, 2007 3:12pm Post subject: Uxbridge English Dictionary
Venison - German enguiry regarding the scheduling of a TV show

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AxmxZ


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Posted Fri Sep 28th, 2007 3:27pm Post subject: Uxbridge English Dictionary
Millipede - Kingdom's dog had an accident.


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shatzi


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Posted Sun Sep 30th, 2007 3:43am Post subject: Uxbridge English Dictionary
I only know a few old ones.
Sauerkraut. A grouchy German.
Innuendo. An Italian suppository.

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Anonymous


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Posted Sun Sep 30th, 2007 11:40am Post subject: Uxbridge English Dictionary
They don't have to be original. Many of them probably aren't.

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AxmxZ


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Posted Mon Oct 1st, 2007 1:06pm Post subject: Uxbridge English Dictionary
Catalepsy - when the sight of a cat throws you into spasms

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Anonymous


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Posted Mon Oct 1st, 2007 1:20pm Post subject: Uxbridge English Dictionary
Catatonic - decongestant syrup

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