not worth writing home about

not worth writing home about

To be not especially remarkable or noteworthy; to be rather dull, mediocre, uninteresting, or unimportant. A variant of the more common phrase "nothing to write home about." A: "Have you eaten in that new sushi restaurant yet?" B: "Yeah, I went there last week. It was OK, but it isn't worth writing home about." His performance hasn't been worth writing home about so far. To be honest, we were expecting much more from him when we recruited him out of Dartmouth.
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At sunset, as the light took on a soft hue and the minarets around us rang out the call for Maghreb prayer, we broke fast with a meal that is not worth writing home about.
His three attempts this season are not worth writing home about, though excuses can be offered on his behalf, and, unless he has lost the plot completely, Howard Johnson's six-year-old should be persevered with for a little longer.
While his strike rate is not worth writing home about ( one win from 20 starts ( he has run well in defeat, notably as a juvenile when sixth to If Paradise in the Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury.