- adj. alternative spelling of off-color.
- adj. in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent
“Apparently not - I ponder with wonder how PC the US must be and fear for what happened when you heard a properly off-colour Australian joke outside of work …”
“Australian workplace/s did not appear overly sensitive about ‘off-colour jokes’?”
“Singing off-colour songs at Celtic and Rangers matches will send hundreds more deprived young males to prison, there to begin their apprenticeships of a career in real crime.”
“But maybe it's more interesting to wonder what Green thought the unhindered availability of Top Totty might lead to: did she imagine the mere sight of an off-colour pump would turn hitherto respectful blokes into leering nightmares, sprawling over the bar and offering every woman who dared to trespass on their territory a Slow Comfortable Screw on the Beach?”
“I'm guessing that RapeLay is * not* a 'realistic' portrayal of violent sex crime (rather, kinky sex with an intentionally off-colour plot) in the way Manhunt * was* a 'realistic' portrayal of cold-blooded murder.”
“Here, though, is what has been engaging the SNP government while this obscenity on its doorstep has gradually been revealed: a 40-point plan that will jail poor people for singing off-colour songs; fighting the Crown Estates for more revenue and expressing outrage that the Electoral Commission may be put in charge of the independence referendum.”
“Then, he was at the centre of a media maelstrom that spiralled from off-colour, off-camera comments about a female linesman into a furious row about sexism in sport that ended in the departure of the broadcaster's two biggest names.”
“These days, the press would be calling them out at their first off-colour remark – never resting until they'd brought them down for good.”
“By the way I am new to the podcast but am enjoying all the off-colour (with a u) humor.”
“The SNP government could be doing something more worthwhile with their time than organising empty summits on sectarianism and jailing people for singing off-colour songs and saying unpleasant things to each other.”
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