shagpile


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shagpile

(ˈʃæɡˌpaɪl)
adj
(Textiles) (of a carpet or rug) having long, rough fibres
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Dazed, he shook his heed and muttered "haddaway" or "Givvower" in genuine disbelief as he surveyed ball shaped portable tellies that cost a month's wages or orange shagpile carpet that "Ye hung on the freakin' waaall, man!" He had to pop into the club to steady his shattered nerves - and he still has flashbacks if dragged around any home design store for more than ten minutes.
Beneath the thick outer shagpile is a thermal lining of denser fur.
Despite a computer crash that had threatened delays, we received the keys to the new house last Friday and carpets have been fitted throughout over the weekend in a rush that frayed nerves like a sliced shagpile. The house had been empty for some time and Dave, the vendor, had painted everything inside a neutral magnolia, a colour I like despite probably being passe.
That was until nut milk entrepreneur Camilla sashayed into the room and greeted him with a flirty, 'Yoo hoo!" "YOO HOO?" replied Claude, with the look of man who'd just discovered someone had traipsed dog mess all across his shagpile.
It also still features Perrie's interiors taste including a feature wall in the main bathroom, shagpile carpet in the cinema room, a garden table in the dining room and plenty of North African-style furnishings.
With impeccable timing, Gail shows up and is distraught to see her husband sprawled on the Grimshaw's shagpile. Mr Whippy's raced to hospital but when Gail overhears Eileen telling the doc she and Michael were up to no good prior to his collapse, it's a knife through her little Rodwell heart.
One is the moment Dot catches Yvonne and Nick naked on her shagpile
But the Phantom II offers more than just stately progress; you may, should you wish, 'put the pedal to the shagpile' and, with the barest hint of delay, the car will respond - a magic carpet with 'go-faster' stripes, perhaps.
Less subtle folks would probably make a shagpile pun,but that's not how we roll.
They will have luxury features such as a walnut burl dashboard and door panels straight from a Roller as well as cashmere roof lining, shagpile lambswool floor mats, a leather centre console and cornsilk pillar cladding.
Longer names had an inbuilt advantage, I seem to recall, as they glided better across the shagpile.