[Ads-l] Bog standard

Michael Quinion michael.quinion at WORLDWIDEWORDS.ORG
Sun Feb 19 13:40:18 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.

For more see http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-bog1.htm

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