bog standard


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bog standard

A popular UK adjective referring to a usual clinical presentation, finding, or response that is expected or normal under certain circumstances. It is essentially equivalent to the American term “garden variety”.
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"Really for me, from a business development point of view, more businesses that offer really interesting and exciting experiences, so perhaps not bog standard things that you find in other towns, but independent retail offers which is what's going to draw the money back into Rhyl.
'' This was such uninspiring bog standard travel fare I didn't feel guilty laughing when Julia's Bondi Beach trip was ruined by a downpour
Alongside his Bog Standard, the museum will showcase Edd's double bed, Fast Asleep, that can whisk its occupants along the road at the national speed limit.
A "bog standard position" on one of Europe's most tragic and conscience-driven conflicts?
So give bog standard bathroom furniture a miss and go to Better Bathrooms for furniture packs with flexibility.
ELECTRONIC abuse is an area parents need to look at closely as they encourage this by supplying their children with oversophisticated phones when all that's required, for safety reasons, is a bog standard phone with no camera, text message facility and also locked against access to any drivel/chat show areas.
PEOPLE often have great ideas while sitting on the loo at work, according to new research which showed the bathroom antics of Britons were anything but bog standard.
It comprises critiques of public lavatories, some are bog standard while others have a more cultural ambience.
Eric Robson, chairman of Cumbria Tourist Board, said: "There is nothing bog standard about the Solway's important peat bogs and I'm delighted that the Cumbria Bog Festival is giving local people a chance to discover these rare and special places for themselves." The festival has been organised by the RSPB, Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and English Nature.
He may be a bog standard guy but not even huge pots of money can change Tom Ruane.
He added: "There is nothing 'bog standard' about our public toilets and our team are committed to keeping them spotlessly clean.
Unlike Heathrow, the airport there is bog standard yet not one incoming or outgoing fight was cancelled.