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sofa spud

(ˈsofə ˈspəd)
n. someone who spends a great deal of time sitting and watching television. (A play on couch potato.) Sofa spuds have been getting a lot of attention in the newspapers.
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References in classic literature ?
He knelt down by the sofa and took a feeding-bottle from his pocket.
At first the old man declined, but was persuaded to enter the room, to sit down on the edge of the sofa nearest the door, and at last to draw closer and to seat himself by the beautiful Persian, who urged him so persistently to drink her health that at length he yielded, and took the cup she offered.
She thought she would remain on the sofa before the fire and try to compose herself with a book.
The younger boy, a remarkable stout, forward child, of two years old, having got the door opened for him by some one without, made his determined appearance among them, and went straight to the sofa to see what was going on, and put in his claim to anything good that might be giving away.
Pierre sat up on the sofa, with his legs tucked under him.
Goes over to sofa with LADY WINDERMERE, and sits down beside her.
She raised its drapery, and I saw that the sofa was built of packing cases.
This sofa is the biggest thing we have, and might be used for a body.
There was, however, a wine-glass, accidentally left on a chair by the sofa.
She rose from the sofa, with her hands held fast over her aching heart.
Lady Montbarry, rising on the sofa for the first time, watched her with undisguised scrutiny as she crossed the room--then sank back into a reclining position once more.
Alec ordered her to lie on the sofa for a fortnight at least; whereat she groaned dismally, but dared not openly complain, lest the boys turn upon her with some of the wise little sermons on patience which she had delivered for their benefit.
Slowly and unwillingly the other person advanced to the sofa on which I lay.
You can write upon any subject," replied Lady Austen, "write upon the sofa.
His aunt shook her head ominously as she rose from the sofa and advanced to the library door.