Is it the fear of a Baltic outpost you can only reach by yak, with turnips for goalposts, and hordes of misshapen yokels in Judas Priest T-shirts making kissy-kissy
noises at the perfumed ponces of The Best League In The World?
"That said, we made it more fun than anything too kissy-kissy
and there's nothing too revealing."
Jihan followed the kissy-kissy
piccie with a snapshot of her riding on a motorcycle behind Ragheb in the streets of Paris, where they'd gone for a short family vacation last week.
And even when things did get kissy-kissy
, they would all be off again by the end of the episode courtesy of some teeth-gnashingly frustrating misunderstanding or another - like her spotting him coming out of some nearby jeweller's with a stunning blonde on his arm and immediately assuming the worst.
Bit like hearing someone on the football results round-up announcing: Doncaster Rovers kissy-kissy
, Plymouth Argyle kissy-kissy
This is in response to the letter 'Time to stop kissy-kissy
ritual' (GDN, May 1) by Laurence Brown.
"You may be all used to your world of showbiz, your kissy-kissy
, luvvy-luvvy, huggy-huggy, love-it-darling world," he spat, announcing to the assembled Dorothys that they weren't in Kansas anymore, "but this is the cruel, hard world of business."
I'M usually in favour of reconciliation, but the sight of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton getting all kissy-kissy
with one another is turning my stomach.
But she was totally unstarry, not at all pretentious, not kissy-kissy
; she was broad Cardiff through and through.
These were nowhere near as funny, mind, as the revelation that earlier in the day Mr Key had written a kissy-kissy
text message to a female acquaintance which he'd mistakenly sent to a male colleague in the office who deemed it - somewhat disturbingly for Phil - "kindacute."
It can't be kissy-kissy
, but it has to be affectionate and it needs to have an element of humour.
"It's a kissy-kissy
kind of place," said David Gephart, of Global Views.