LIFFSOFTHEWEEK

The Daily Telegraph - Saturday - - Living -

Hin­ton Ad­mi­ral (n): A re­tired naval of­fi­cer whose elab­o­rate sto­ries of his ca­reer be­lie the fact that he rose no fur­ther than sub-lieu­tenant.

Tilbury (n): A per­son who, hav­ing un­loaded a week’s shop­ping at the su­per­mar­ket check out, is quite un­able to re­mem­ber his credit card PIN. Thanks to Alan Wise­man. Send your ‘liffs’ – real place names for un­named feel­ings, ob­jects etc – to week­end@ tele­graph.co.uk.

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