Difference between revisions of "Quirksome to the point of irksome"

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[[Mark Kermode]]'s six-word review of the film Running With Scissors. The phrase was borrowed by Phil, a University student listener who used it in an essay they were writing about Swift; when the essay was marked, the words "an appalling bastardisation of English" had been written next to it.
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[[Mark Kermode]]'s six-word review of the film Running With Scissors. The phrase was borrowed by a listener named Phil, a University student who used it in an essay about Swift; when the essay was marked, the words "an appalling bastardisation of English" had been written next to it.

Latest revision as of 13:52, 26 November 2018

Mark Kermode's six-word review of the film Running With Scissors. The phrase was borrowed by a listener named Phil, a University student who used it in an essay about Swift; when the essay was marked, the words "an appalling bastardisation of English" had been written next to it.