We may not have quite deteriorated to the point where a window cleaner is required by law to be known as a transparent wall maintenance engineer but we have had some fun with our snow language haven't we?
To summarise, we have a had a major snow event as part of an extreme weather situation and in the theatre of disruption there are many localised incidents.
A man on the news just complained that there was a jack-knifed lorry on the M1 and it was ridiculous because all the traffic was now stationary. Call me stupid but I reckon that was because there was a jack-knifed lorry on the motorway.
The stockpile of salt, which hasn't been touched in the south-west for 18 years, may run out. There's always a danger of that when you use something.
15,000 people have called the emergency services because of snowballs. Crazy country. Bonkers .