This track gives us hilarious lines and moments rivaling even the blandness of “Yesterday was Thursday…Today it is Friday.”
But his utterances on Sunday demonstrated only that his unerring talent for blandness will do little to get America back to work.
Conan was always the safe, mild-mannered choice to replace Jay Leno, who is blandness incarnate.
But surely there is something to hope for in a car journey that is neither violence nor blandness?
Mr. Prodmores blandness confessed, by its instant increase, to this impeachment.
She threw into her smile all the blandness her sex alone can command.
Tavannes raised his eyebrows with a blandness that seemed at odds with his harsh visage.
Her blandness was beyond all baiting; she professed she could be as still as a mouse.
Then his eyes fell, and his tones changed to blandness once more.
"Oh, yes, you will," and he smiled with a blandness that was maddening.
1660s, from Italian blando "delicate," or Old French bland "flattering, complimentary," both from Latin blandus "smooth-talking, flattering, alluring," perhaps from PIE *mlad-, nasalized variant of *meld-, extended form of root *mel- (see melt). Related: Blandly; blandness. Latin also had blandiloquentulus "flattering in speech," which might have yielded a useful English *blandiloquent.