WITH his blokeish
charm and Brummie accent, Adrian Chiles has become one of the best-known faces of the BBC.
The equivalent authorised British stamp of 'fundamental soundness' for a blokeish
PM would be keepy-uppy, prints and fancying Dame Helen Mirren - subjects you'll have noticed, which rarely feature in first-term legislation.
ALTHOUGH 2-Tone was rightly praised for breaking down racial barriers it was essentially a boy thing - at best blokeish
, at worst overtly sexist.
But only if they agree to be blokeish
- scratching, picking and sniffing along with the lads.
I had friends who were girls, but I was always aware of being blokeish
compared with them.
Blair and Brown may like to give the impression that they are great, blokeish
THERE'S no doubt, Kenneth Clarke would be an excellent man to have a few pints with, but I think that behind his blokeish
image is an extremely able and cunning politician who has been a fanatical European for many years.
Now Ruth is Helen Mirren sexy" Broadcaster Eamonn Holmes on his wife and co-presenter Ruth Langsford "Patriots love their country; nationalists hate their neighbours" Tim Farron, president of the Liberal Democrats "The problem with female voters and Ukip is that, over the last five to 10 years, at times, on a very bad day, we have looked a bit blokeish
, a bit like a rugby club on a day out, and I am probably the most guilty person of all" Nigel Farage, leader of Ukip WRITE Letters Editor Media Wales Ltd, Six Park Street, Cardiff CF10 1XR e-mail readers@walesonline.
The oily, messy, blokeish
image the sport revelled in for years is slowly being replaced by one designed to appeal to a much wider audience than the one comprising young men with visions of becoming the next Lewis Hamilton - or Jenson Button, another who started out racing go-karts.
It is part of our culture that male blokeish
silliness has a strong misogynist slant" - Classicist Professor Mary Beard, TV presenter.
What I was saying is that Mr Farage's delivery is from the heart, blokeish
and therefore appealing.
The traditional argument that we have nowhere else to turn also looks a bit threadbare when the affably blokeish
Nigel Farage seems to pop up every time we turn on the news.