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  • flatulent http://t.co/w8D3qAAlbn via can also mean “bloated” as in “flatulent prose” (Th Dalrymple in The Times 20150404).
  • http://t.co/24NLexrE71 Blemmya - men “having a mouth in their chest and eyes in their shoulders” add ridiculously lengthy pubic hair
  • Persiflage - frivolous/flippant style of treating a subject http://t.co/GfLPuf99y7 via As used by Jeremy Paxman in The Times.
  • Google Ngram Viewer: ‘[persiflage]’, ‘[Persiflage]’, 1800-2008 in English. https://t.co/Kzy0B2iQ0Q
  • £622m sales a year but Kellogg’s pays next to no tax in Britain http://t.co/05ucdKA3w1 via (via Sunday Times article)