bog standard


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bog standard

slang Conventional. Primarily heard in UK. I just need a bog standard phone—nothing fancy.
See also: bog, standard

bog ˈstandard

(British English, informal) ordinary; with no special features: All you need is a bog standard machine — nothing fancy.
See also: bog, standard
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Shanine, who works in retail, said: "It shows you can save and get a mortgage in a bog standard job.
IT is called Bog Standard and it is a complete bathroom suite that is road taxed, insured and has an MOT.
Can't say I remember that, but one thing is for sure - this year of the International Champions Cup has set the bog standard for soccer worldwide.
James says: "Grantchester is so much more than a bog standard murder mystery because it doesn't shy away from the issues of the period that are also relevant now.
If a councillor wants to stay in touch with constituents via Twitter, Facebook and by email, a bog standard PS50-PS100 smart phone at the councillor's own expense would suffice.
We have been advised the toilets should re-open this week and look forward to what we hope will no longer be a bog standard level of facility.
PARDOE, Mark Not Bog Standard Omnibus, 2012 232pp $15.
DO tailor all the information in the CY to the job or course you're applying for (a bog standard multipurpose CV usually gets a bog standard multipurpose rejection)
UKPRwire, Fri Jul 15 2011] At Better Bathrooms, combination pack bathroom furniture doesn't have to mean bog standard.
ClickPress, Fri Jul 15 2011] At Better Bathrooms, combination pack bathroom furniture doesn't have to mean bog standard.
The device itself is bog standard I saw a similar kit from Black&Decker recently but it connects to your access point and the Hohm system then translates the dollars and cents of power use into a handy graph.
It seems that every bit of spare land, including some back gardens, is required to build countless thousands of bog standard "affordable houses" which will almost certainly not stand the test of time.
Shit Box doubles as a handy stool, it says, and the company even offers two versions, one of which is of the bog standard variety.
ELECTRONIC abuse is an area parents need to look at closely as they encourage this by supplying their children with oversophisticated phones when all that's required, for safety reasons, is a bog standard phone with no camera, text message facility and also locked against access to any drivel/chat show areas.
PEOPLE often have great ideas while sitting on the loo at work, according to new research which showed the bathroom antics of Britons were anything but bog standard.