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Not recommended by doctors, obviously, nor condoned by this newspaper - even if it does sound preferable to contorting yourself on a foam mat while a load of Gwyneth Paltrow clones prattle on about alfalfa sprouts.
The hottie apparently managed to prattle over her love for Botox at Chelsea Handler's show, until the host was exasperated.
But the media's prattle remains incessant, a remorseless 24 hours out of 24.
A minor one that irritated me was the television commentators who insisted on talking over the music at the funeral, which was often as beautiful as their prattle was mindless.
With all the prattle during the election about stopping terrorism and illegal immigration, the dangers of the NAFTA superhighway were never mentioned.
It's ironic, even a little sick, how Los Angeles leaders prattle on about the need to take care of the homeless - while at the same time having the denizens of Skid Row arrested in order to chase them out of downtown.
Millionaire is all razzle, dazzle and Chris Tarrant prattle.
This was mainly because they all appeared to prattle on with the same inane drivel.
Her voice swoops from girlish prattle to seductive alto; she is alternately terrified and calm.
Why do Catholic weeklies keep reporting this prattle as if it were hot-off-the-press news?
And both articles prattle on about the United States reluctantly having to assume the imperial responsibilities that have allegedly been thrust upon it.
A f urther side effect is alienation and pessimism among young people, indoctrinated in schools by such witless prattle.
Straight actors, like Danny Nucci and Jason Bateman, often prattle on over how much they've learned about gay culture from doing gay-themed projects.
The Cosmopolitans present their debut sketch revue, "Epic Prattle," at Improv Olympic's Del Close Theater.
AMONG the usual final demands and postal prattle this week was a deeply appreciated letter from an Irish trainer, successful at Cheltenham last year, who is a minor hero of my household and has the patience and far-sightedness to "see through a brick wall in time".