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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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.
So give bog standard bathroom furniture a miss and go to Better Bathrooms for furniture packs with flexibility.
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.
He may be a bog standard guy but not even huge pots of money can change Tom Ruane.
Unlike Heathrow, the airport there is bog standard yet not one incoming or outgoing fight was cancelled.
DO tailor all the information in the CV to the job H or course you're applying for (a bog standard multipurpose CV usually gets a bog standard multipurpose rejection)
The government promised that they would get rid of "bog standard comprehensives," the truth is that these attainment figures show that bog standard would be indeed welcome.
As much as the people of Middlesbrough and the wider area would wish for a high quality development, most people with an ounce of common sense know that the development of Middlehaven will be bog standard office blocks, high density private housing and it's anybody's guess what the quality and density of any social housing will be like.
Funny, no group for bog standard mums-to-be like me, who just fancy having a good old whinge like everyone else.
After the break Bobby Zamora was allowed a free header to level the scores and Mark Delaney's handball gave Marlon Harewood the chance to seal the points from the penalty spot: "It was bog standard defending for both goals.
The Highland Council scooped the Overall Winner's Trophy in the 2004 UK Loo of the Year Awards for its work to raise its public conveniences above the bog standard.