Thursday, 13th May 2021

Six phrases that instantly single you out as an absolute bellend

MET someone who believes ‘gin o’clock!’ is the last word in wit? What a great timesaver to discovering they’re a tedious cock. Watch out for these: 


If a child said ‘holibobs’ it might almost pass as cute, but children don’t say it. They’ve got more dignity. This monstrosity is the preserve of people who view themselves as a cross between Jamie Oliver and the Famous Five rather than just irritating f**kwits.


Everyone gets it: Brexit is awful, has been awful, and will always be awful. Please don’t make it worse by using this bum-clenchingly infuriating portmanteau on top of everything else.

Relationship goals

If you’re single and you say this, you’ll probably remain single forever. If you’re a couple and you say this, you’ll probably split up soon. And it serves you all right.

Hump day

Everyone knows what day it is. You’re not uniqely blessed with the ability to count the days in a working week, or to understand that once Wednesday is over there are fewer days left to work than have already been worked. You’re not special.


Used by those who think they are non-conforming original thinkers and believe in conspiracy theories, aliens and that the Queen is a lizard person plotting a global world order with Beyoncé and Henry Kissinger.


Do you prioritise your wellness? Do others fail to prioritise your wellness? Does this ultimately mean any more than ‘other people don’t do everything I want them to’?