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  • But now both Congress and the president are having second thoughts; treating the deal like a dead horsefly floating in their cut-glass tumbler of 25 year-old Scotch.

    Will Durst: Super Duper Congress

  • On this theory, Riedel changed the design of the stemware from its prevalent colored, cut-glass design then to a plain, thin hand-blown, long-stemmed wine glass.

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  • I was, however, amused to hear a cut-glass variant which extends to two words – "ep slootley".

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  • But now both Congress and the president are having second thoughts; treating the deal like a dead horsefly floating in their cut-glass tumbler of 25 year-old Scotch.

    Will Durst: Super Duper Congress

  • Curiously, it was also covered by the soprano Elsa Stenning, “The Australian Nightingale,” who, with cut-glass diction, achieved success at Covent Garden considerably earlier, in the 1930s.

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  • Liam McIntyre comes in as the new Spartacus – Andy Whitfield having died of cancer after making the first series – but otherwise it's business as usual with amputations, slow-motion arterial sprays, men with glistening pecs and back, sack and crack waxes, and women with breast surgery sporting Brazilians and accents that vary from American and Australian to cut-glass English.

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  • Care – oh my, of course, I forget that we have an accent, and I assure you that both of us have very cut-glass British accents!

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  • The woman kept saying, "Fuck me, Gerald," in a cut-glass accent, which was funny, but Gerald himself soon wiped the grin off my face with his grunting, which wasn't really grunting at all, but instead consisted of the words "oh" and "ah" crisply orated aloud, like Sir Laurence Olivier reading dialogue off a card at an early rehearsal.

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  • Yes, it was a breakthrough to get away from the cut-glass accents of the early BBC, but it wasn't quite the untarnished joy in all things local this film portrayed.

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  • But now both Congress and the president are having second thoughts; treating the deal like a dead horsefly floating in their cut-glass tumbler of 25 year-old Scotch.

    Will Durst: Super Duper Congress

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