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  • n. A very intelligent person.
  • n. The head or skull (which encloses the brain).


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  • Jan Moir, commentator for the Daily Mail, finds the whole spectacle disgusting, but praised the courage of "brainbox" Durantez, also known as Mrs Clegg. "

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • "Would you care to possibly..." he formulated the words in his brainbox.

    Maybe Maybe

  • Klaus Schwab:The director/founder/brainbox of the World Economic Forum. 15 minutes.

    Putting it into perspective

  • The BBC's gently teasing brainbox Evan Davis asked minister David Willetts whether the plan amounted to the hope that all government policies would work well.

    Social mobilty: hopes and dreams | Editorial

  • A spokesman for David Cameron said that the brunette brainbox was taking time out of her hectic schedule of advertising crappy loan companies to head up a new task force looking at how Government financial policy should work in a post-Recession world.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • I still can't talk about this one, but let me just say, it never ceases to amaze how different work elicits a different response from the ole brainbox.

    Sekrit Projekt progress

  • • Let's have an election pact, said Tory brainbox Nick Boles to the Lib Dems yesterday.


  • Is our Prime Minister perpetually out of his brainbox on powerful psychotropic substances, as everybody now seems to believe?

    Is it more rude to ask if someone’s going whacko than blind?

  • One teacher banging his head against the classroom wall for several seconds … another teacher entering the class … the first teacher stopping the assault on his own brainbox.

    Oh joy! Oh pain! Watching other people teach (Part 1) « Ken Wilson's Blog

  • A little less "Inch Allah" and a bit more use of the old brainbox goes a long way.

    Yet another anti-semitic TV series...


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    April 7, 2009