pandemo (pandemo) wrote,

Stupifyingly Somniferous and Dull as Dillweed

Filmed on location in England and using quotes from letters and other documents of Pilgrim leaders, this video is rich in detail and information. Its major drawback--and one that may affect its effectiveness with its intended student audience -- is that it's as dull as dillweed, primarily due to a somniferous narration.
    -- J. Carlson, "The Mayflower Pilgrims," Video Librarian, November 11, 1996

    Now, that's telling them with panache and vocabulary! I've never heard the phrase "dull as dillweed" before, but it is now my favorite in that category.
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