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99 definitions by blue cawdrey

 
15.
A current trend in television programs where people are told that they do not match the cultural norm either in the way they look or dress. Using special effects, advanced computer manipulation and spray painting techniques the person is then given the illusion that they look like a film star or can afford to buy top line designer clothes while bringing up two small children on a part time job serving fries.

While showing the person 'before' is common. The post 'make over' victim is not often seen.
She thought the television makeover would change her life, but the next day on looking in the mirror she noticed that her acne, goofy teeth and the huge wart on her nose had somehow mysteriously re-appeared.
by Blue Cawdrey November 23, 2004
 
16.
UK: Sometimes used at pub time in male company to acknowlege that somebody has let one rip.
It is said in a posh voice parodying behaviour in more gentile circles.
Jimmy raised his left buttock and let one rip that rattled the half empty glasses on the table, even before the smell of baking brownies had begun to disapate his mates chorused 'more tea vicar'.
by Blue Cawdrey November 21, 2004
 
17.
A magazine with mainly sexual content pictures and stories used when stimulating the wanking gland.
Him: Dammit the vicar saw my wank mags.
Her: You should not have left them out on the coffee table.
by Blue Cawdrey November 18, 2004
 
18.
Describing a car or other form of transport that is running very low on fuel.

Also an euphimism for very tired.
1. Its lucky we found this garage, look at the fuel guage, we were running on fumes.

2. The runner finished the marathon but later said to reporters that towards the end that he was 'running on fumes'.
by Blue Cawdrey November 27, 2004
 
19.
Archaic term originating in the industrial North of England.

Similar in meaning to the shit hit the fan

the mill, a textile mill or factory.
<Lancashire accent>
The'v layed off 200 hundred at Crossleys, the'll be trouble at 't mill, you mark my words.
by Blue Cawdrey November 23, 2004
 
20.
UK: Soccer; Goal keeper. The person who is supposed to stop the ball going into the net.
When did our bloody goalie last visit an optician...

Is the GOALIE ASLEEP.... Dohhhhh!
by Blue Cawdrey November 23, 2004
 
21.
Listen to what I say now, I am sure it will turn out to be true.
It will snow in Greenland this winter you mark my words.
by Blue Cawdrey November 23, 2004