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Started by GyratingTrampoline on Oct 18, 2021 10:07:47 AM
Adjectives that tell you more about the insecurities of their user than the noun they ostensibly describe

Sainsbury's deliciously vegan range

Safe standing areas at football grounds

Britain's independent nuclear deterrent

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FeudalClink - 18 Oct 2021 10:10:56 (#1 of 87)

Bubbly in any context

mingmong - 18 Oct 2021 10:12:56 (#2 of 87)

Family values

quartus - 18 Oct 2021 10:12:57 (#3 of 87)

A political party's robust policies

Atticus - 18 Oct 2021 10:14:34 (#4 of 87)

Full confidence in the Minister.

Peacock - 18 Oct 2021 09:36:47 (#5 of 87)

cougar

randomer - 18 Oct 2021 10:39:10 (#6 of 87)

A cheeky pint

ReverendBlueJeans - 18 Oct 2021 10:39:28 (#7 of 87)

People who can't bring themselves to say 'socialist' or 'radical' (because they're neither) and use 'progressive' instead.

browserbutton - 18 Oct 2021 10:42:58 (#8 of 87)

fantastic trade deal

quartus - 18 Oct 2021 10:43:40 (#9 of 87)

A politician claiming it's the right thing to do, in the hope of stifling any discussion.

Peacock - 18 Oct 2021 09:43:55 (#10 of 87)

People who can't bring themselves to say 'socialist' or 'radical' (because they're neither) and use 'progressive' instead.

yep

upgoerfive - 18 Oct 2021 10:44:53 (#11 of 87)

Hard-working

cf. Elites.

Peacock - 18 Oct 2021 09:47:00 (#12 of 87)

cf. Elites.

or immigrants

ReverendBlueJeans - 18 Oct 2021 10:52:40 (#13 of 87)

Any politician;

'Now let me make this quite clear...'

FeudalClink - 18 Oct 2021 10:54:14 (#14 of 87)

Anyone who bangs on about the importance of free speech usually means theirs only

FeudalClink - 18 Oct 2021 10:54:46 (#15 of 87)

I'm not an INSERT HERE but ....

ReverendBlueJeans - 18 Oct 2021 11:08:22 (#16 of 87)

A specific example of 'clear'.

'Our Brexit policy has always been quite clear...' (any Labour politician 2016-2020)

browserbutton - 18 Oct 2021 11:13:16 (#17 of 87)

a beautiful wall

quartus - 18 Oct 2021 11:25:40 (#18 of 87)

A holy war

RosyLovelady - 18 Oct 2021 11:28:06 (#19 of 87)

Fiercely intelligent.

Generally used to describe bad-tempered famous middle-to-upper class women.

GyratingTrampoline - 18 Oct 2021 11:31:58 (#20 of 87)

"Happy Warrior" as description of Kamela Harris. Looks to me like a desperate way to convey that she cares about social justice without being seen as uppity

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