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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Clever clogs dog Hot on the heel (boy) of the dishwasher-loading dog comes the tail of another brilliant mutt - one who films marriage proposals.
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
Clever clogs scientist Mark Evans hunts down the DNA of some late, iconic characters - we're talking Marilyn Monroe, Napoleon and Charles Darwin.
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.
Congratulations to the clever clogs who developed a fabric so stretchy it can be tied around my Hob Nob cupboard.
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.
And finally, Journey's Don't Stop Believing has been given yet another lease of life as some clever clogs has cut together a great video of classic films characters 'singing' a word each of 1981 song.
PROOF, if needed, that not all students are clever clogs.
If only some clever clogs hadn't put sardines in my milk jug.
This was the Nashwan dual-winner Clever Clogs, sold by the Jockey Hall Stud together with her Royal Applause filly foal, and she was knocked down to Australian Kieran Moore for E75,000.