Meaning of Liff: ULLAPOOL to UTTOXETER
(Liff words collected: 550)
ULLAPOOL : (n.) The spittle which builds up on the floor of the Royal Opera House.
ULLINGSWICK : (n.) An over-developed epiglottis found in middle-aged coloraturas.
ULLOCK : (n.) The correct name for either of the deaf Scandinavian tourists who are standing two abreast in front of you on the escalator.
UMBERLEIGH : (n.) The awful moment which follows a dorchester (q.v.) when a speaker weighs up whether to repeat an amusing remark after nobody laughed the last time. To be on the horns of an umberleigh is to wonder whether people didn't hear the remark, or whether they did hear it and just didn't think it was funny, which was why somebody coughed.
UPOTTERY : (n.) That part of a kitchen cupboard which contains an unnecessarily large number of milk jugs.
UTTOXETER : (n.) A small but immensely complex mechanical device which is essentially the 'brain' of a modern coffee vending machine, and which enables the machine to take its own decisions.
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