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crumpet in the middle

English translation: liven up a dull programme with a pretty lady

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English term or phrase:crumpet in the middle
English translation:liven up a dull programme with a pretty lady
Entered by: jerrie
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14:58 May 25, 2003
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: crumpet in the middle
Anne Robinson:
And it was just the time that television was beginning to think that those very dull programmes, would look better with a bit of crumpet er.. in the middle.
lim0nka
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:55
liven up a dull programme by having an attractive host
Explanation:
a bit of crumpet...'a bit of alright'...an attractive lady, 'eye candy'...

It might make dull programmes more interesting if there was something attractive to look at!
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jerrie
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:55
Grading comment
Thank you, Jerrie! :)
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +10liven up a dull programme by having an attractive host
jerrie


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +10
liven up a dull programme by having an attractive host


Explanation:
a bit of crumpet...'a bit of alright'...an attractive lady, 'eye candy'...

It might make dull programmes more interesting if there was something attractive to look at!

jerrie
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:55
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 773
Grading comment
Thank you, Jerrie! :)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  airmailrpl
10 mins

agree  DGK T-I
13 mins

agree  David Moore
20 mins

agree  Kim Metzger: As a Yank, I wouldn't really know, but isn't 'crumpet' a little naughty?
38 mins

agree  xxxIno66
1 hr

agree  J. Leo
1 hr

agree  Gayle Wallimann: A pretty girl. UK only.
1 hr

agree  PCovs
1 hr

agree  EdithK
1 hr
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agree  Sarah Ponting
15 hrs
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