Bad Machinery by John Allison for September 20, 2023

  1. 9e7605ed a544 4590 9007 5a0413858537
    What ever  7 months ago



    1. A fool.

    2. A pickled large gherkin or cucumber.

    I’m going with #2!

     •  Reply
  2. New badger avatar
    tudza Premium Member 7 months ago

    Mods, like in computer case modifications.

     •  Reply
  3. Selkiedad
    John Campbell  7 months ago

    Don’t be ridiculous, Linton. Fallingwater was the best album of 1935. Next you’ll be saying that The Whom suck.

     •  Reply
  4. Ca avatar patch
    CougarAllen  7 months ago


    An insult that became popular in the 80’s, meaning an idiot. Scholars of urban slang have long believed this word originated at Woodstock (15-17th Aug’69), when some hippy lost his dog called Wally. He wandered around the site shouting Wally, and before long the crowd started shouting it. After that, wally became a popular chant at music festivals. However, on a recording of a Jimi Hendrix concert on 9th Jan 1969 in Sweden (7 months before Woodstock), someone in the audience shouts wally while Jimi is dedicating a song, prompting him to say “yeah, this song is for wally too”. So, while the word probably did originate at a festival, if has to be another one, not Woodstock.

    “You are a complete wally.”

    by Anonymous January 30, 2003

    (found at Urban Dictionary)

     •  Reply
  5. My dream girl
    Jonathan K. and the Elusive Dream Girl  7 months ago

    Where’s Wally? is the original title of the famous puzzle books. The main character’s name was changed to “Waldo” in Canada, Sweden and the U.S.

     •  Reply
  6. 100 2451
    RonBerg13 Premium Member 7 months ago

    Weird…. Definitely weird.

     •  Reply
  7. Slogo3avatar
    scyphi26  7 months ago

    Hey, I always quite liked Frank Loyd Wright’s style.

     •  Reply
  8. Missing large
    tims145  7 months ago

    I wonder how long it will be before someone explains to Linton that those are the artists and designers and architects that those musical acts were named in honor of. And how long it will be before Linton completely cognizes that fact.

     •  Reply
  9. Rip01 copy
    Hamady Sack Premium Member 7 months ago

    He really is a wally.

     •  Reply
  10. 20141112 192913
    Aladar30 Premium Member 7 months ago

    I wonder if Linton would think the same about “The Bahaus”.

     •  Reply
Sign in to comment

More From Bad Machinery