n. A devious act whereby a tradesman etc deliberately includes flaws in his work, thereby guaranteeing that you will call him back sometime in the future to fix them.
One of our radiators is broken! But our central heating system was fixed six months ago. I reckon the plumber pulled a billgates on us!
Going AWOL, Desertion, etc.
"Zut alors! Où sont les militaires allés?"
"Ils ont pris, comme les Anglais disent, <<French Leave>>, quand ils ont entendu les gun-shots!"
"Hmm, comme d'habitude!" (Shrug of gallic insouciance).
Enough of this bullshit irony.
In Euro 2004, the only person Sol Campbell fouled to score his perfectly legitimate winning goal against Portugual (which was subsequently disallowed) was *his own team-mate* - i.e. John Terry.
the referee deserved everything he got after that.
The so-called "England Header Rule" is a cynical attempt to deny the achievements of our Football team.
1. Where the site of Krakatoa is most definitely not to be found.
2. A rather good band that plays the Essex
/ East London rock circuit
1. Krakatoa is west of Java, you idiot!!!
2. Last saturday I went to see East of Java play at the Valentine in Gants Hill with all my mates from 18 Plus