agony column

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a newspaper column devoted to personal problems

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While his storylines aren't actually from his agony column, he can see the connection, and notes: "What's interesting about the agony column is people's resilience and what people can cope with - and I always find that inspiring."
Shops won't stock my recent book The 101 Sexiest, Craziest, Most Outrageous Agony Column Questions (And Answers) Of All Time' because it is too rude.
This paper uses a grounded theory approach to examine the perceptions and depictions of American men in the Agony Column of a leading women's magazine, Cosmopolitan ("Cosmo").
The former is about a newspaper writer who conducts an agony column and gradually succumbs to the real agony that underlies the absurd letters he receives daily.
"From our forum and agony column, we know of the problems deposits cause for both landlords and tenants.
I knew that Brian had once read in a magazine's agony column that women weren't really interested in men's bodies,kissing techniques or looks.Instead, they wanted someone who was clever with a keen sense of humour.
Kitty, who lives in Marine Parade, Penarth, is a trained psychotherapist, a painter and sculptor, writes an agony column for the Swansea Evening Post and has written her first novel whilst studying for an MA.
He's had an agony column in a magazine and has pages of internet websites dedicated to him.
The characters all looked promising with snooty Sophie succeeding in politics, Tanya getting an agony column and her very own stalker, drunken Alistair getting himself decked at his own wedding, and Miss Lombard's skimpy bra prominent in the stylish supporting cast.
Her first Record agony column appeared on April 23, 1979, but she didn't join the paper as staff until 1998, later making it to associate editor.
The then 45-year-old presenter and broadcaster was definitely ubiquitous from what I can remember, writing an agony column, presenting arts shows for two channels, judging at book awards, critiquing films and chairing debates at the Hay Festival, the reason she was on the phone to me.
Her first published writing was in Jackie magazine but she also wrote a spoof agony column after moving to Scarborough in 1970 with her artist husband.
However, my new book The 101 Sexiest, Craziest, Most Outrageous Agony Column Questions (And Answers) Of All Time deals with none of those important topics.