The rudeness of its personnel is legendary, yet it seems perversely proud to be the Fawlty Towers of English cricket, where everything would be fine if it wasn't for the deuced public wanting to watch cricket there.
The scenes in the subterranean offices of the Admiralty are remarkably subdued; the war seems to be a deuced spot of bother bound to blow over any day now, but damned unpleasant in the clinch, eh?
It's a deuced bit better than becoming a sulking musical conservative, sneering at anything after middle-period Beethoven.
What the deuced blazes are they playing at in ‘Neighbours’?
After a time, the doctor had me removed from the backboard (which is a deucedly painful thing to be strapped to, in case you ever have the dubious privilege), carted downstairs for x-rays, and finally, blessedly, sent home.
Gertrude, Ophelia, Polonius, Rosencrantz, Guildenstern, and all the rest must be feeling deucedly uncomfortable watching this scene, and the scene surrounding it - mighty opposites and all that.
Apart from being deucedly risky and explaining a great deal about the driving in Turkey, it's also an exact parallel of quantum mechanics.
He looked down the aisle as if praying one of the units would sprout legs and arms, clamber down from the shelf, waddle over and say I'm the one, old chap; deucedly simple, and handsome to boot.
Then I made a fatal discovery - it is deucedly hard to throw the game, when the side rails are set up.