India sent back Ballance, who pushed to silly mid-off, Ian Bell via a snorter
from Ishant Sharma and Moeen Ali, who played on to spinner Ravichandran Ashwin.
Swann lasted just two balls before a meek fend at a Johnson snorter
saw the ball fly into the hands of a diving Steve Smith in the slips.
Although I fear that I am such a coward that my body will shake uncontrollably when asked that snorter
of a final question and my wits will be as if they had been in a cocktail-mixer!
Trott sustained his injury on Sunday when struck by a Dale Steyn snorter
but still laid the platform for success with Ian Bell and it would certainly have been interesting in terms of the Lord's result if pace aces Morne Morkel and Steyn had been in tandem especially in the late gloom.
But, as this programme showed (admittedly in every fawning detail - Graham-Dixon is clearly a fan), there's more to the Rolling Stones' iconic guitarist than a pirate's dad and a snorter
of funereal remains.
Most coin and currency enthusiasts build collections based on rarity and value, but history behind some prize the the hard cash, as in the case of a "short snorter
." During World War II and the Korean War, short snorters
were typically $1 bills that servicemen carried as good luck charms.
Unlike in Adelaide, however, when he was bowled by spinner Suliemann Benn after attempting a full-blooded pull shot, or in Perth, where he copped a snorter
of a delivery from Kemar Roach, the manner of his dismissal in Melbourne was simply bemusing.
Kevin Nolan's first goal for the club and a snorter
from Ryan Taylor had Newcastle cruising after 21 minutes.
They called them "short snorters
." Gin Sandefer, a Red Cross director with General Joseph "Vinegar Joe" Stilwell's US troops in Burma, told the Associated Press in 1944 that he had compiled a short snorter
that was more than 1,000 feet long.
He edged a snorter
at the Rose Bowl, having scored only seven.
There was the snorter
of a straight bouncer from Aussie paceman Peter Siddle which crashed into the cage of Ravi Bopara's helmet at throat height like a Mike Tyson uppercut.
The ball that condemned Wavell Hinds to a first ball duck on debut was a snorter
and Miller must be quietly confident that England could have a formidable fast bowling battery to call on for next summer's Ashes series.