Notice that in this song, Marie is waiting for Tony Christie, but in All Seeing I's "Walk Like A Tiger", which is also a Tony Christie song, Marie had left him for a man half his age! Maybe Tony had spent too long trying to find the place, and Marie got fed up waiting. Ho hum.
Sha la la la la la la la!
A person who hangs around with people of sub-normal intelligence.
Yo! There goes a tard
with the samebrush!
Similar to Murphy's Law
, but relating to cheques to wit:
Cheques being paid into your account (at least) twice as long to clear as cheques being drawn on your account.
F*** me I have no money! Aaaaaaaaaaaaagh!
Contrary to what is claimed by many Windows-haters, not all versions of Linux are particularly good. The price you pay a stable OS is the amount of fuss and bother you undergo in trying to find a decent version of it!
I installed the free version of Linux that came with the book "Linux for Dummies". It didn't work. I am still trying to work out if there is any irony in the preceding two sentences.
A French-term meaning rent-boy
, or an insult for an unpleasant young man, having much the same meaning as Punk
. The term was common at least until the first part of the 20th Century (see George Orwell
's "Down and Out In Paris and London").
I will never listen to "Apache" by the Shadows in the same way again, after reading Dr Pinch's definition.
"Pimp" has been used as in insult for at least 900 years.
It is on record that Thomas à Becket, when facing the four knights that were about to murder him in Canterbury cathedral, called one of them, Reginald FitzUrse, a pimp.
Historians might well judge that this was not Becket's smartest ever move.
According to historians, Becket's last words were either
"Willingly I die for Jesus and in defence of the Church!"
"Let me go, you pimp!"