• Thursday, 11 July 2013


    The safe, unadventurous, mundane, straightforward option.

    "See anything you fancy, love?"
    "All this fancy dan foreign grub innit. Garcon, I'm going 4-4-2. Give us a meat feast pizza"

    Uruguay's front 3

    Something that looks flashy, but rarely, if ever, lives up to the expectation. Named for the triumvirate of Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani and Ezequiel Lavezzi. See a team-sheet with that on and you think "tasty", but in action are often left a bit let down.

    "Wayne Rooney's hair-piece is a bit Uruguay's front 3. Bet it looked ace in the catalogue, but he just looks like a mouldy potato with it on his scalp"

    Expert cross from @DavidHartrick

    Tuesday, 18 June 2013


    verb. To be put into a job which you are in no way suited to, capable of or required to do.

    "He fell asleep in the interview, dribbled onto his suit and his CV was written on the back of a bus ticket. I don't think he's an accountant at all. He's been Kinneared into that job and now he's my bloody boss".