skelf

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skelf

(skɛlf)
n
1. a splinter of wood, esp when embedded accidentally in the skin
2. a thin or diminutive person
[from Scottish; see shelf]
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But you can only take so many skelfs in your backside before you start jumping up and down in anger.
Now, following 24 months of picking skelfs out of his backside after spending most of that time on the Ibrox bench and losing his Scotland place, he's headed south this week to join Cardiff City.
RUBY WALSH most certainly had skelfs in his nether regions when quizzed about wondermare Annie Power's likely Festival target.
Keir Milliken had fired Bot ahead but McGregor shook off the skelfs from the bench to drill home the leveller.
I'm not saying we should all be skelfs but there's a happy medium, surely around, say, size 14?
Certainly not McCoist - he still has the bench skelfs to prove it.
Is Johansen going to get skelfs on his backside from sitting on the bench too?
KRIS BOYD will be picking skelfs out of his backside in a dugout in Derby tonight as Middlesbrough try to rise from 17th in the second tier of English football.
I'm actually struggling to type up today's column as my hands are riddled with skelfs after spending Sunday afternoon building an ark.
Point being I always said he had the talent -too much talent to be sitting picking skelfs out of his bum.
Punters with a history of removing skelfs from their rear ends due to sitting on the fence may wish to avail themselves of the 4-6 Ladbrokes offer for Aidan O'Brien to train The Derby winner.