[Ads-l] Bog standard

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sun Feb 19 12:07:43 EST 2017

Used by a blogger I follow who, when queried, explained thus:

It's a slang term I picked up from my extended family, of British origin
(and sometimes spelled bog-standard or even bogstandard). It means utterly
ordinary, unremarkable, and unexceptional.


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