clever clogs


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Noun1.clever clogs - an intellectual who is ostentatiously and irritatingly knowledgeable
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
intellectual, intellect - a person who uses the mind creatively
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clever clogs

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Some carve small sections in the permafrost to create portholes of limited vision for only forward driving, others struggle to clear all windows which can be a slow process if you have lost your scraper and have to use a CD cover and those of a clever clogs disposition pour warm water over the affected areas.
Being a maths duffer needn't stop you being a clever clogs.
Duddy, Gourock YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Stopgap 9 Rabat 10 Rated 11 Release 12 Die 13 Astonish 16 Plethora 17 RAF 19 Rooftop 21 Radii 22 Lucid 23 Relieve DOWN: 1 Astride 2 Montreal 3 Aged 4 Sri Lanka 5 Abba 6 Steer 8 Paratrooper 13 Attitude 14 Shredder 15 Officer 18 Drill 20 Once 21 Rely QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Clever clogs 8 Duo 9 Eel 11 Italics 12 Blame 13 Ref 14 Rid 15 Mislead 17 Yap 19 Ogle 21 Orgy 23 Dice 25 Undo 27 Lob 29 Bayonet 31 Add 34 Mrs 36 Grant 37 Chamois 38 Eat 39 Any 40 Matchmaking DOWN: 1 Cute 2 Loaf 3 Veiling 4 Rustle 5 Libra 6 Gear 7 Semi 8 Dirty 10 Ledge 16 Doc 18 Pod 20 Gel 22 Rob 24 Ice pack 25 Usage 26 Romcom 28 Bossy 30 Attic 32 Dram 33 Data 34 Moan 35 Ring
My brother, on the other hand, was a clever clogs and I was never allowed to forget it.
How can such a clever clogs lose so much of our money?
Or at least mean you can show off what a clever clogs you are at parties.
Suave Fred, clever clogs Velma and perfect Daphne are also all spot on and there's plenty of slapstick, song and dance and even a panto-esque chance to screech "They're behind you
A THEY are amazing, luckily the clever clogs at River Island spotted them too, these are the store's much more affordable version at just PS35.
Clever clogs at a Welsh council used cotton wool and the contents of their stationery cupboard to rival one of the most popular commercials on telly right now - taking on department store giant John Lewis.
THE smartphone is now even more of a clever clogs with the new Samsung Galaxy S3.