blankety

blankety

(ˈblæŋkɪtɪ)
adj, adv
a euphemism for any taboo word
[C20: from blank]
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A game based around the darts quiz show that became a staple part of TV viewing alongside 3-2-1 and Blankety Blank.
I also enjoyed the clips of him hosting his radio and TV shows, including Blankety Blank, Children In Need and the Eurovision Song Contest.
The winner often came away with a rubbish prize, or the consolation Blankety Blank chequebook.
Andy (Mackenzie Crook) and Lance (Toby Jones) basically roam East Anglian fields, chatting about random things, like the presenting history of Blankety Blank.
Evening viewing featured the delights of Blankety Blank, Hi-de-Hi, The Paul Daniels Magic Show, and Wogan, with the highlight being The Two Ronnies, with their special guest Elaine Paige.
1Paul 1 Paul O'Grady O'GrADY launched his caustic alter-ego Lily Savage on stage back in 1978, but it wasn't until the early Nineties that he went mainstream on shows like This Morning and Blankety Blank.
ROB Brydon presents The Guess List, a new series in the Blankety Blank mould.
In 1995, Lily became a regular on The Big Breakfast, which led to the character presenting Blankety Blank and her own series, Lily Live, as well as winning a part in the stage production of Annie.
You'll remember him from shows such as Sez Lez and Blankety Blank - where he brought his particular infectious comedy to the nation.
There's also a Cinderella-style ballgown first featured on Blankety Blank, a Lanvin-a-like evening gown, a gold bingo-themed frock created for a promotion, and an ivory sequined and beaded column dress worn at a Stonewall benefit gig when the larger-than-life Lily sang alongside Lesley Garrett.
ANSWERS: 1 Its geothermal springs; 2 Blankety Blank; 3 Z Cars; 4 Aden; 5 Skilful, dexterous; 6 Hamstring; 7 Kiev; 8 John Mortimer; 9 Much Ado About Nothing; 10 Gumbo.