bog standard


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bog standard

  (British informal)
completely ordinary I just want a completely bog standard washing machine.
See also: bog, standard
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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.
Unlike Heathrow, the airport there is bog standard yet not one incoming or outgoing fight was cancelled.
PARDOE, Mark Not Bog Standard Omnibus, 2012 232pp $15.
and now, the situation has been made into a short film - Bog Standard - aimed to focus attention on World Toilet Day and the global sanitation crisis.
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.
It comprises critiques of public lavatories, some are bog standard while others have a more cultural ambience.
Eric Robson, chairman of Cumbria Tourist Board, said: "There is nothing bog standard about the Solway's important peat bogs and I'm delighted that the Cumbria Bog Festival is giving local people a chance to discover these rare and special places for themselves.
He may be a bog standard guy but not even huge pots of money can change Tom Ruane.
Nineteen quid more, for one person to travel in a bog standard seat to another English city, than it cost three of us to have a weekend in an overseas capital.