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Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
1:47p - Bollix (Great Quotes)



bollix \BOL-iks\

verb:
 1. To do (something) badly; bungle (often followed by up): His interference bollixed up the whole deal.
noun:
 1. A confused bungle.

People always bollix up the things that are most important to them.

        -- Eric Gabriel Lehman, Summer's House


It was a sort of cruel fun watching this guy bollix up his life, like watching a cat fight duct tape.

        -- Sarah Smith, Chasing Shakespeares


Bollix arose in the 1930s. It's a variation on the slang word bollocks.


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