History UnusualEuphemism / RealLife

7th Oct '17 3:53:23 PM nombretomado
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* After [=LeBron=] James' controversial move to Miami, he made a press conference in which he said he was "taking his talents to South Beach". ESPN sports columnist BillSimmons has started to use "taking my talents to South Beach" as a reference to taking a #2.

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* After [=LeBron=] James' controversial move to Miami, he made a press conference in which he said he was "taking his talents to South Beach". ESPN sports columnist BillSimmons Creator/BillSimmons has started to use "taking my talents to South Beach" as a reference to taking a #2.
4th Oct '17 8:26:53 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Starting in 2015, "Netflix and chill" infamously became youth slang for a casual hookup.

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* Starting in 2015, "Netflix "Creator/{{Netflix}} and chill" infamously became youth slang for a casual hookup.hookup, meaning Netflix has acquired the same reputation as the DriveInTheater of yesteryear.
30th Jul '17 4:05:27 AM DeepRed
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* Former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw described the controversy over the "dodgy dossier" on nuclear weapons in Iraq as "a complete Horlicks". This was likely a nod to an advertising campaign by the makers of health drink Horlicks (see UnusualEuphemism/Advertising section of this trope).

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* Former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw described the controversy over the "dodgy dossier" on nuclear weapons in Iraq as "a complete Horlicks". This was likely a nod to an advertising campaign by the makers of health drink Horlicks (see UnusualEuphemism/Advertising UnusualEuphemism/{{Advertising}} section of this trope).
30th Jul '17 4:05:15 AM DeepRed
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* Former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw described the controversy over the "dodgy dossier" on nuclear weapons in Iraq as "a complete Horlicks". This was likely a nod to an advertising campaign by the makers of health drink Horlicks (see [[UnusualEuphemism/{{Advertising}} section]] of this trope).

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* Former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw described the controversy over the "dodgy dossier" on nuclear weapons in Iraq as "a complete Horlicks". This was likely a nod to an advertising campaign by the makers of health drink Horlicks (see [[UnusualEuphemism/{{Advertising}} section]] UnusualEuphemism/Advertising section of this trope).
30th Jul '17 4:04:45 AM DeepRed
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* Former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw described the controversy over the "dodgy dossier" on nuclear weapons in Iraq as "a complete Horlicks". This was likely a nod to an advertising campaign by the makers of health drink Horlicks (see [[UnusualEuphemism/Advertising Advertising section]] of this trope).

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* Former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw described the controversy over the "dodgy dossier" on nuclear weapons in Iraq as "a complete Horlicks". This was likely a nod to an advertising campaign by the makers of health drink Horlicks (see [[UnusualEuphemism/Advertising Advertising [[UnusualEuphemism/{{Advertising}} section]] of this trope).
30th Jul '17 4:04:27 AM DeepRed
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* Former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw described the controversy over the "dodgy dossier" on nuclear weapons in Iraq as "a complete Horlicks".

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* Former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw described the controversy over the "dodgy dossier" on nuclear weapons in Iraq as "a complete Horlicks". This was likely a nod to an advertising campaign by the makers of health drink Horlicks (see [[UnusualEuphemism/Advertising Advertising section]] of this trope).
11th Jun '17 3:13:00 PM nombretomado
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** In ''YesMinister'' the title character is caught drunk in public after a champagne reception. He's pleased that one newspaper only describes him as "overwrought" until he learns that the full description was [[http://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080909152443AAjzus2 "overwrought as a newt."]] The phrase "tired as a newt" is in use as well.

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** In ''YesMinister'' ''Series/YesMinister'' the title character is caught drunk in public after a champagne reception. He's pleased that one newspaper only describes him as "overwrought" until he learns that the full description was [[http://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080909152443AAjzus2 "overwrought as a newt."]] The phrase "tired as a newt" is in use as well.
8th Apr '17 10:08:02 AM Xtifr
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* EM Forster used the phrase 'parting with Respectability' to refer to losing his virginity in letters to a friend. Later, he noted that 'R. has been parted with'. Possibly a case of GettingCrapPastTheRadar given his letters were being censored and homosexuality was still very much illegal in England.

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* EM Forster Creator/EMForster used the phrase 'parting with Respectability' to refer to losing his virginity in letters to a friend. Later, he noted that 'R. has been parted with'. Possibly a case of GettingCrapPastTheRadar given his letters were being censored and homosexuality was still very much illegal in England.
2nd Feb '17 7:00:54 AM Morgenthaler
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* Back in 2008 in the UK, a few secret documents were leaked from a Government department. One of the arrested politicians was accused by the police of "grooming" a mole. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlwHvT_HW_o Made fun out of]] by ''TheNowShow''.

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* Back in 2008 in the UK, a few secret documents were leaked from a Government department. One of the arrested politicians was accused by the police of "grooming" a mole. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlwHvT_HW_o Made fun out of]] by ''TheNowShow''.''Radio/TheNowShow''.
24th Oct '16 10:44:34 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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** Held robust views, devotedly attached to his ideals = virulent and vocal racist, fascist, antisemite, sexist, etc

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** Held robust views, devotedly attached to his ideals = virulent and vocal racist, fascist, antisemite, sexist, etcbigot
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