not worth writing home about

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not worth writing home about

To be not especially remarkable or noteworthy; to be rather dull, mediocre, uninteresting, or unimportant. A variant of the more common phrase "nothing to write home about." A: "Have you eaten in that new sushi restaurant yet?" B: "Yeah, I went there last week. It was OK, but it isn't worth writing home about." His performance hasn't been worth writing home about so far. To be honest, we were expecting much more from him when we recruited him out of Dartmouth.
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The rest aren't worth writing home about, although the Scots dude at least has a bit of sense about him, despite most of the time wearing what appears to be Posh's knickers that Becks used to wear.
I mean 'Pammy Anderson's sex secrets' catch the eye but aren't worth writing home about.