and landed his character with a wife who is a bit of an old battle-axe
AS Oscar Wilde's old battle-axe
Lady Bracknell might have opined: 'To lose two strikers might be regarded as unfortunate, to lose three looks like carelessness.
But then again, the grim old battle-axe
had an excuse - she's just managed to get someone to marry her.
Frank - I'm 62," replied the old battle-axe
, "I'm nobody's babe.
The old battle-axe
is apparently a diehard fan of Huddersfield, who look good for a quick return to the Second Division.
So, to quote that old battle-axe
Maggie Thatcher, let's rejoice in that.
I would still love to play a blind old battle-axe
in a wheelchair in a TV sitcom.
ONE of the most touching scenes in soap for a long time had to be old battle-axe
Edna's last minutes with her beloved Batley.
Mr Major has many sup-porters for his outburst at the interfering old battle-axe
- but there are dark plots by his opponents to rubbish his memoirs when they helpfully appear at the time of the Tory conference.
Yes, the old battle-axe
has been irritating her son so much that when she genuinely needs help, he reckons it's another of her scams just to get him away from Emily.
It seems that Mrs P was a bit of an old battle-axe
who hated golf with a passion.
For 27 years, the old battle-axe
had fought off Compo's amorous advances in the longest case of unrequited love in TV history.