Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells

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A stereotypical vocal conservative curmudgeon.

Etymology:

  • An invented pseudonym of the supposed writer of a letter to a local newspaper in the archetypal Middle England town of Tunbridge Wells. Possibly first coined 1944 in the BBC radio series Much-Binding-in-the-Marsh.
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The Post Office bitterly resents the criticism that is constantly voiced in the British press, both by "Disgusteds of Tunbridge Wells" and journalists.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

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von tunbridge wells angewidert

dégoûté des puits de Tunbridge

muak dengan sumur tunbridge

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