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bland

Etymology: L, blandus
mild or having a soothing effect.
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Hardly that, Doctor, hardly that," said Holmes, in his blandest voice.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 24 (ANI): With 29 states providing food ranging from the spiciest dishes to the blandest preparations, the variety of food that India has to offer is simply mind boggling.
It always baffles me why people eat turkey on Christmas Day -- it's the driest, blandest meat that there is.
It always baffles me why people eat turkey on Christmas Day - it's the driest, blandest meat that there is.
Now, my confusion comes from whether this is the same report I read, because to my understanding it is the blandest 12 pages of politically motivated hot air I have ever seen that trots out information that is already in the public domain, adds no facts or figures, no market research but simply states that when the 'high speed' link to Newcastle is complete and, remember this won't be until at least 2033, the journey time from London to Newcastle will be reduced from 170 minutes to 137 minutes.
Peter Andre - and Jason Donovan before him - peddled the fare with such panache, they made even the blandest spring roll or prawn ring look among the tastiest things of all time.
23 billion) all-cash deal - one of the largest in tech history - in the blandest corporate-speak, with memos that sounded as if they were part of LinkedIn's mega-boring attempt to create a commentary platform for business celebrities.
TV's blandest competition was in danger of becoming interesting.
He considered the blandest quantum soup-can label he could think of: a blank one, which corresponded to an empty disk of anti-de Sitter space.
Say it under your breath, but we have endured the blandest royal tenure on record.
On a technical level, I was interested in investigating the possibilities of all the thirty-eight five-note and seven-note chords, and joining those of the most extreme dissonance with those of the blandest consonance.
Campbell Watson said on the Record's Facebook page: "This season, Hibs have been one of the poorest, weakest and blandest sides I've ever seen in the Scottish Premiership.