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  • n  idle or foolish and irrelevant talk
  • v  to talk foolishly

  • Among the banned expressions: insulting dog, behaving like a jackass, cad, caddishness, scurrilous, vicious vulgar, dishonest, swine, corrupt, criminal, blether (as applied to a .

  • Lorraine Kelly in Glasgow Daily Record
    I never realised how much I had to say to my gang of five,said TV presenter Lorraine Kelly later. "I guess we all have such busy lives but doing the Moonwalk has given us a rare opportunity to blether for hours and hours. How brilliant to...
  • Ian Rankin in The Herald
    On his friendships, Rankin said: "It makes me laugh, because people think we sit and talk about existentialism. We actually just sit and blether about the sorts of things everyone does, like the weather and the traffic."
  • Gordon Strachan in Glasgow Sunday Mail
    Strachan said: "I haven't met Walter yet this season. We'll have a cup of tea and a blether after the game. We were meant to play golf together but haven't had the time to organise it. Walter has said he'll take me to play at Loch Lomond. That will...

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