pandemo (pandemo) wrote,

#4 Delicious Political Quotes ∼ All by Foreign Big Wigs: Paul Keating

"He's like a shiver waiting for a spine."

••••••••••••••••••••Paul Keating, former Australian prime minister, (The Reader's Digest, July/August, 2016, p. 33)

Top poetic imagery for the list.  Good job!


1. (Brit, slang) astounded; astonished.


gobsmacked (comparative more gobsmacked, superlative most gobsmacked). ( chiefly Britain, Australia, slang) Flabbergasted, astounded, speechless, ...

gob smacked
I was completely gob smacked when my girlfriend told me she was really a man! 

Seeing that water skiing squirrel has left me gob smacked!
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