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windbag

the bag in a set of bagpipes, which provides a continuous flow of air to the pipes
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What a difference in the Welsh windbag Neil Kinnock, who has just taken his place in the House of Lords.
But the man who became commonly known as the Welsh windbag and let his defences down to allow Margaret Thatcher to slip through Labour's defences for a third term in office, is quoted as saying: 'I have great respect for Mark Hughes but I think Earnie [Robert Earnshaw] should have started against Russia - and his performance against Scotland showed why.
So when the Conservatives called Neil Kinnock a Welsh windbag, it may have been unfair, but the voters felt it wasn't far from the truth.
But as he celebrates another milestone birthday, will he be consigned to history as one of the most influential politicians of modern history, or just that Welsh Windbag with the unkempt ginger mop?
The recent scandal of MPs claiming excessive expenses, the hypocritical Welsh windbag, Kinnock, who has got off the EU gravy train to embark on another one in the Lords despite, at one time, opposing both.
The Welsh Wizard or Welsh Windbag (he became resigned to both sobriquets) was a typically fiery, left-wing politician from the Valleys.
Graeme Souness has warned Craig Bellamy he would lose the battle of the Welsh Windbags with his compatriot Dean Saunders, (writes Alan Oliver).
The House of Commons would transform itself into a parliament for England, and the Welsh windbags would find themselves pushed off those green leather benches for a place in the dole queues.
After all we have had plenty of political Welsh windbags over the years