Young Hunter S. Thompson slams ‘empty head’ Jack Kerouac in 1958 letter
"The man is an ass, a mystic boob with intellectual myopia."
An Englishman likes a routine: Marmite on his toast, warm beer in his glass, bad teeth in his mouth and, for readers of the Sun, a squint at Kelly from Daventry's boobs on Page 3. Such is the claim made by Britain's biggest-selling tabloid: that since its topless photos were introduced in 1970 they have become a harmless fixture of national life. Yet Page 3's days could be numbered http://econ.st/16512dc
3. YouTube to Boob Tube: Dane Boedigheimer's Annoying Orange TV Show Has Kids Hooked How a guy from Minnesota turned animated scenes of "kitchen carnage" into a hit TV show for boys in three years
Intel Still Trying to Put Smarts Into the Boob Tube
Silicon Valley has been talking for 15 years or so about marrying TV and the Internet. On Thursday, Intel gave an update this week about a reformulated TV strategy that might be paraphrased as follows: it's the software, stupid.
Microsoft has swiftly fixed an embarrassing gaffe which saw a chunk of code labelled "big boobs".
[名]. n. Slang A stupid or foolish person; a dolt. n.
1 ((米古風))まぬけ, とんま；俗物.
2 ((英略式))大失敗, へま.
3 ((〜s))((俗))乳房, おっぱい(usually boobs) informal
Television: "Parents complain about the quality of the shows but don't prevent their children from gluing themselves to the boob tube" (David Owen).
Synonyms: television receiver, television, television set, tv, tv set, idiot box, telly, goggle box
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- An award given to the one who performs worst in a game or contest.
- Informal. Acknowledgment of great inferiority, as in ability.
something dangerous, especially a bomb, that is hidden inside somewhere that looks safe:
The bodyguard was killed while checking the president's car for booby traps.
a booby-trap bomb
They put a bucket of water on top of his door as a booby trap.
booby-trap Show phonetics
The police discovered that the car was booby-trapped.