by Alan Pinkett
You seem to
have kept a stiff upper lip as usual, too
Chin up, not batting an eyelid.
replied Boothroyd absent-mindedly.
looking a bit straight-faced. Not in the mood for
a bit of tongue in cheek ribbing?
hI was thinking about the nurse
was mortified when she messed up a couple of
stitches. Having managed to work her way up to
become a professional, she takes her job very
you all over
Heart in the
livening up. I also
started out at the bottom. No lap of luxury for
me, no silver spoon in my mouth.
But with a
lot of elbow grease and by the sweat of your brow,
you managed to get tennis elbow!
determined not to bend the knee, with true guts
you managed to get housemaids knee!
You put your
best foot forward, showed real backbone and got
Aye! But it
Specially int early years
when I were puttin me toes int watter.
You had to
keep your nose clean, toe the line, keep your
your nose in, point the finger
hI certainly had to keep on my toes
knuckled down, shoulder to the wheel.
back into it.
it for the line hon my own two feet!
Nose to nose,
shoulder to shoulder, toe to toe
fleet of foot, you managed to keep them at
a nose, though
Breasted the tape by the
seat of my pants.
A pat on the
back to you, sir.
Ive lost track of
what achievement were talking about
Oh yes, of
like to celebrate the peak of my achievements. As
you know, it went downhill a bit from there
construction is not the best of
professions for the accident-prone. The last
thing designers and building sites need is an
Shoot yourself in the foot, put your foot in your
mouth and kick yourself in the teeth!
Yes! I could