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5 goals is now as short as 4-9 in places and a number of bookmakers cut the draw yesterday following the afternoon games which were as dull as ditchwater.
Even the parts of your workaday life that you usually take satisfaction from, can seem as dull as ditchwater.
It was the flash of inspiration Chelsea needed because three days after their super-show against Rosenborg in Norway they were dull as ditchwater.
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And so the couple begin the epic journey back to Wall, encountering a conniving witch called Ditchwater Sal (Hill) and myriad dangers along the way.
Likewise, the first four examples translate boredom literally, whereas Robillot-Duhamel remits to the French expression ennuyeux comme la pluie, boring as rain, which can be glossed as "dull as ditchwater (or dishwater).
His diction is direct and clear and his poems are filled with concrete details that ring true and familiar, "green clabber I scumming puddles alongside the train, / then brickyards banked on body shops, / homeless trackside nappers under trees,/ ditchwater where shopping carts come to drink.
Whichever way you choose to fill your cistern, the next steps are common to both rainwater catchment and ditchwater.
This was dull as ditchwater with no fruit and a short finish.
From its Frankensteinian proportions and ditchwater dull detailing, to misaligned panel gaps visible from low earth orbit, to a Playskool-inspired dash made of recycled plastic swords, to engines so coarse they might as well been stickered 'for agricultural use only,' the ION was a born loser.
Looking at Fernando and Fernandinho sitting in front of the Manchester City back four, then watching Schneiderlin and Schweinsteiger provide a mirror image on the other side made what should have been a firecracker of a fixture as dull as ditchwater.
It's the fact that Grimmy is as dull as ditchwater.
Snogging, puckering up, call it what you will, is as common at any dull as ditchwater corporate function these days as are name-cards and canapes.
Against Portugal remember, Spain were as dull as ditchwater before winning on penalties.
And if ever there was an antidote to the perception that history is as dull as ditchwater, it's right here in Liverpool for the next 12 months.