Agony Aunt

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Agony Aunt

A general term for an advice columnist for a periodical or media program. "Agony” refers to personal problems and "aunt” refers to a trusted person who offers comfort and advice.
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Pimp (18, 91 mins) Danny Dyer has been in the newspapers recently for all the wrong reasons after his agony uncle column in Zoo magazine caused controversy.
ZOO magazine has issued an unreserved apology after a heartbroken man was advised in celebrity agony uncle Danny Dyer's column to cut his ex-girlfriend's face.
The Life and the Soul of the Party is the seventh book from the Birmingham-based author who has also worked as an agony uncle.
Like I say, I'mno romance guru, I'mnot suggesting the ECHO start aweekly 'Dear Stanley' agony uncle section, but I'mprepared to bet that the majority of girls are going to feel a little disappointed by theirman's choice of present.
I know you are not that sort of agony uncle, but I have got myself into a bit of a pickle and could do with some advice.
Ian samaden, 53, is an agony uncle and relationship counsellor.
Each of the 60 sixth formers voted for who should win a range of awards including agony aunt, agony uncle, best-dressed man, best-dressed woman, Mr and Miss Popular and person most likely to be the next Bill Gates.
Shock-jock Jeremy Kyle has become Britain's most controversial agony uncle as he dishes out no-holds-barred advice to listeners who pour out their hearts on Virgin Radio.
This on-line agony uncle will answer all your questions about the Beautiful Game and hand out coaching tips if you're mince.
We've teamed up with Bobby Lane, business agony uncle and accountant at Shelley Stock Hutter, for his top tips.
I'm going to award points to who I think has been the best agony uncle or aunt - and that could be me.