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"Midnight already? Zounds! My wife will heap contumely upon my head!"
Tags:ye olde pub, ye olde bar, ye olde, language, linguist, linguists, linguistic change, linguistic changes, speech, speeches, archaic, late, get home late, getting home late, wife, wives, pub, pubs, bar, bars, bartender, bartenders, bartending, late for dinner, tardy, tardiness, run late, runs late, running late, insult, insults, insulting, yell, yells, yelling, shout, shouts, shouting, in trouble, getting in trouble
'Look Dad, I said I needed help with some cutting and pasting and...What are those?'
'Typical inventor - failing to see the consequences of his own creation.'
"Oh yeah, if it weren't for Antiques Roadshow we would have been out on the street long ago."
Tags:kings, king, crown, crowns, antique, antiques, men, man, antiquated, antiquity, obsolete, obsolescence, archaic, retired, retirement, old, older, aged, age, irrelevant, relevant, relevance, irrelevance, royal, royalty, monarch, monarchy, antique dealer, antique dealers, appraiser, appraisers, tv show, tv program, tv shows, tv programs, broadcasting, broadcasters, public television, public television stations, public television programmers, public television programmer, assets, asset, selling of assets, spending capital, inheritance, inherit
Tags:train, train station, stretching, journey, travel, travelling, rest, resting, stretch your legs, stretching your legs, platform, breather, train stop, stop off, relax, stretch out, travel, medieval, victorian, archaic, literal, leg pulling, break, walk around, word play, play on words, commute, commutes, commuter, commuters, commuting, public transport, public transportation, railway, railways
'That's a bad omen no sooner does he invent the wheel than he has the first ever road traffic accident.'
'I haven't used a crystal ball in years.'
'I never tell a dog breeder that she's wrong...'
"They can't decide what to do with him."
Garg saw the future, but didn't quite know what to do with it.
Tags:prehistoric, prehistory, prophet, prophets, cavemen, neanderthals, caveman, apeman, primitive, cromagnon, neanderthal, archaic, anthropology, archeology, future, futures, prophecy, seer, seers, divination, tv screen, tv screens, television screen, television screens, inventor, inventors, invention, inventions
'Can you hear me, Mutha?'
"The 'Age of the Computer'? We get a pencil on a piece of string!"
"Are you sure you don't want to go private?"
'What this world needs is more soap!'
'Wow! Look at the size of Grandpa's CD.'
'Erm...haven't got the cash have you?'
'Let's face it we're on the shelf.'
Sam & Irma's Antiques - 'Hey, Irma! Our first computer!'
'Don't worry boss, it's probably archaic!'
Man and son looking at a computer displayed among dinosaurs skeletons in museum.
This might sting a little.
"Such a sedentary lifestyle."
Tags:zoo, zoos, animals, lion, lions, captive, captivity, archaic, exercise, roam, obese, obesity, epidemic, obesity epidemic, cage, caged, fitness, fat, overweight, eat, overeat, lazy, laziness, hypocrite, hypocritical, inactive, lifestyle, poor health, unhealthy, wildlife, unnatural, habitat, environment, space, poor choices, wilderness, enclosed, diet, unethical, animal welfare, zoology, physical activity, quality of life, irony, imprisoned
"What is an 'operator' and why are you on my parent's phone?"
Tags:teenager, teen, teens, landlines, telephones, obsolete, old-fashioned, old fashioned, out of date, out-of-date, phone operator, phone operators, telephone operator, telephone operators, telephone, landline, operator, generation gap, antique, archaic, cellphone, phone cord, teenage girl, attitude, dial phone