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paint

(pānt),
A solution or suspension of one or more medicaments applied to the skin with a brush or large applicator; generally used to treat widespread eruptions.
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Watching Paint Dry will not be shown on TV,``because it is too boring'' but will be streamed 24 hours a day on the internet.
HOLLYWOOD For a movie that hinges upon watching paint dry, filmmakers spent an awful lot of time talking about the script.
"About as exciting as watching paint dry," he replies.
* Watching paint dry isn't really that exciting, but sometimes, according to the people at DuPont and Chrysler, watching paint spray is.
Much more effective might be an afternoon of watching paint dry, which at least is inoffensive and doesn't feature big fat blokes.
I'm struggling to get too excited about the game at Old Trafford though because Manchester United's play this season has been like watching paint dry. I never enjoyed going there because the atmosphere has been dull for many years apart from on big European nights.
Even teams like Arsenal and Man U play it now and most of the time it's like watching paint dry. I rarely watch a full game now, just look up now and again if I hear something has happened.
And after the tedium of England's friendly against Norway, which was like watching paint dry, their display in Basel was more like watching the paint being applied to a nice picture - maybe not a masterpiece, but good enough to hang in your living room.
As one of the blighters says, watching paint dry may be more entertaining.
Writing as a non-athletic, non-sporting individual, my watching the progression of the torch on television for any length of time could be like watching paint dry.
I can guarantee it'll be marginally better than watching paint dry.
A similar way of prolonging life, I find, is by reading the Sunday Express, a newspaper so dull, it makes watching paint dry seem like the 100 metres men's final at the Olympics.