Monthly Archives: February 2015

Spapology (n.)

A “spam apology”.  This refers to the insincere canned emails you receive from the complaint pages of many websites.  The worst offenders (you know who you are!) are sites which prefer never to deal with real humans and don’t have any phone numbers as a result.  You go to complain and get sent to an […]

Shaving Mirror

A special magnifying device used to enhance the male ego when using the toilet.

Scrabby Buttock

Scrabby Buttock is a formerly thriving Somerset mining town, near a sewage treatment plant and nestled between two large chalk outcrops covered in fir trees.  The town shut down after the sewage works extension leaked into the mine filling it with several million gallons of untreated human effluvium.

Scotty B Dunn

A well known Scotts pragmatist.

Round Robin

Round Robin – an item of spam updating you on the minutiae of other peoples lives you’d rather not know. Here’s mine from last Christmas… It’s been a marvellous year. Following the publication of my third novel “Jerry Gerbil’s Adventures in Combat Accountancy” (sequel to “Jerry Gerbil’s ‘I Myself’ – Misadventures with Reflexive Pronouns”) we […]

Recycling Centre

You need to click the image for a good look – best I could do with my cameraphone…

gentrification

gentrification (n): The canal still has bodies floating by from time to time; but they’re wearing really nice suits.

pistential (adj.)

A feeling of unfulfilled promise you only get while profoundly drunk.

Methodology

A prime example of [p2p type=”slug” value=”hyperelongationism”] because it is frequently used where the word method would suffice but methodology sounds more impressive.

Paralysis by Analysis

This is a phenomenon in IT design where the coding phase of the project never starts because the analysis or design is never finished. Can be caused by several factors: [p2p type=”slug” value=”TFC”] [p2p type=”slug” value=”YHCA”] [p2p type=”slug” value=”ANNY”]