It is the bane of out-of-towners with kith living in the city that in order to propitiate their demanding relatives they sometimes have to forego on all the hip happenings in the cosmopolis and go to family get-togethers pretending it is the only game in town.
Tickety-boo! Tickety-boo! yelled the angry professor when fetid accusations of mansplaining during his 30 year long career were slung at him by left-wing media representatives during his Exemplary Educationer Award acceptance speech.
The hillman displayed larruping licit hubris after having brought the big horned antelope down to the ground with his bare hands.
The truculence of the team juxtaposed with a flivver of a coach crippled the total football tactic for the returning champions.
Derogating hecklers, orgulous argumentators and yaffing bigots all form, unfortunately, an integral part of this large and growing microcosm we call the internet.
Mixing accismus with a supercilious deportment, browsing the luxurious shops lining the high-class streets of London, she was a far cry from her earlier ragamuffin flibbertigibbet self.
Five years spent in a college dorm had completely transformed her, all the rich ideas, and the philological temperament that had been painstakingly inculcated in her had been replaced with a teenybopper attitude; her conversations now dominated by über-consumerist aperçus about high-couture and designer apparel.
She wished to give her new character a dolorous disposition; in fact, she wished to make herself over into a more serious writer by effecting a complete departure from her previous style of prose characterized by unsparing use of interrobangs and weak neologisms, widely perceived as low-brow pabulum and panned for being frivolous - with one critic even comparing her style to a stale and unsavoury jardiniere served with an altogether unwholesome meal.
Like the touch of an elderly doula filling one with motherly reassurance, the cheque for her first published book came like a favonian breeze, soothing and nurturing, a harbinger of the end of her numismatic troubles.
Contrary to its proem, which sironed a rather innocuous detailing of the minutiae from the lives of the members of the royal family, the autobiographical book of Mr. Jeeves - former butler to the queen - turned out to be a lèse majesté - an exposé disintering the glut, excess and libertinism prevailing in the royal family - making it the most sensational book in recent times to lay claim to the mot-juste.
He was born after years of desperate trying, and so, in his initial years he was pampered immoderately, which might have just left him a disobedient and entitled adolescent had it been rectified later; but old habits proved inveterate, and continued cockering by parents through his youth meant that he jumped from one hobbyhorse to the next without so much as a thought, like a spoiled indisciplined shoat, finally ending up as a young man out of college with no prospects and living in his parents' house.
That the peckish owner chose to flense his pet seal in response to one of his routine monkeyshines evinced his underlying trouble with inordinate rage.
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