"Oh yeah, usual story, you old windbag
," scoffed my bestie Ali, paying the driver.
I RARELY agree with that old windbag
EASTENDERS Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri BBC1 Crotchety old windbag
Stan has always loathed his sister-in-law Babe, so after her ill-timed blab to the Carters about his terminal cancer he retaliates by telling them that Babe has been secretly covering for hideaway Shirley.
And then she had the good grace to enjoy her win without suggesting that it had made any difference to how her preparations would go for the main event in Stretford - and without even mentioning that she had proved her point to some old windbag
"The noblest prospect a Scotsman ever sees is the high road that takes him to England," so opined that old windbag
Dr Samuel Johnson in the 18th century.
Sir Humphrey is a terrible old windbag
- he imagines that he will win the day by wearing Jim Hacker down with doublespeak - but these convoluted speeches are so well-written that they are quite fun to learn.
"Sir Humphrey is a terrible old windbag
, but these convoluted speeches are so well-written that they are quite fun to learn.
Then the old windbag
stoner added: "I should learn to shut my mouth and just sing." Don't worry too much about the singing bit George.
And what's the point in giving the vain old windbag
more free publicity?
It's 30 years ago this morning that the world woke up to the incredible news that Ali, the beaten-up old windbag
, had regained his heavyweight crown from Foreman, the mightiest punching machine the sport had ever seen.
He faces in single combat the biggest, ugliest Thessalonian you can imagine and dispatches him with an efficiency born of contempt--not for the opponent, who is just one more victim in his path, but for Agamemnon, the fat old windbag
who orders everyone around.
While he might appear to his critics as an old windbag
who trots out the same old tripe -- and the style of his delivery might owe something to the Mao-speak that he grew up with, as some have also observed -- the fact of human rights abuses in China remains.
Vince Cable will be seen as a rambling old windbag
Whereas an ageist world was happy to embrace anti-Establishment anger expressed by an articulate 26-year-old, the same ranting individual was regarded as a boring old windbag
35 years later.
Best performance from a no-bit, passed-his-prime, self-obsessed old windbag
of a TV presenter.