What is bad egg?

  • (noun): (old-fashioned slang) a bad person.

Bad Egg

Bad egg is a children's playground ball game played in Great Britain and other countries.

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Deal Or No Deal UK Special Episodes - Series 7 - Easter Specials 2012
... decorated by school children from a nearby local school, and there were three eggs in the corner of the studio which came into play at 5-box, if the player was still in live ... Two of the eggs were good and the other one was bad ... Good Egg If the player found a good egg they had the opportunity to win a holiday and the chance to go forward one box at a time ...
Curate's Egg - Origin
... bishop remarks with candid honesty to his lowly guest "I'm afraid you've got a bad egg, Mr Jones." The curate replies, desperate not to offend his eminent host and ultimate employer "Oh, no, my Lord, I assure ... To pretend to find elements of freshness in a bad egg is thus a desperate attempt to find good in something which is irredeemably bad ... he cannot even agree with his superior's acknowledgement that he has served a bad egg, and thereby ends up looking absurd himself by exposing his obsequiousness ...
Bad Egg
... Bad egg is a children's playground ball game played in Great Britain and other countries ... One player is chosen as the 'Bad Egg' and turns their back to the other players ... 'Bad Egg' then asks the others to each name something from a particular group (for example, each player is to name a colour, or a sports team, etc.) ...

Famous quotes containing the words egg and/or bad:

    Teach those Asians mass production?
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    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    BOSWELL. But what do you think of supporting a cause which you know to be bad? JOHNSON. “Sir, you do not know it to be good or bad till the Judge determines it.... It is his business to judge; and you are not to be confident in your own opinion that the cause is bad, but to say all you can for your client, and then hear the Judge’s opinion.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)