Boring (disambiguation)

Boring (disambiguation)

Boring is an adjective describing something that causes boredom.Boring may also refer to:
*Boring (mechanical), a mechanical engineering term referring to the formation of a cylindrical hole in a solid material
**Tunnel boring machine (TBM) and Microtunnel Boring Machines (MTBM), machines used in boring tunnels or shafts
**Earth-boring dung beetles, a family of beetles that excavate burrows in which to lay their eggs
*Boring club, a bidding system in contract bridge designed by Lucas Smid of the Netherlands
*An excavation made by an organism in a hard substrate through the process of bioerosion.

As a name:
*Boring, Oregon
**Boring Lava Field
*Edwin G. Boring, one of the first historians of psychology
*Wayne Boring, comic book artist best known for "Superman" in the 1940s and 1950s
*William Alciphron Boring, an American architect who codesigned the Immigration Station at Ellis Island in New York harbor.

In arts and entertainment:
*"Boring" (Young Ones episode), the 3rd episode of British sitcom "The Young Ones", broadcast in 1982
*"Being Boring", a single by the British pop group the Pet Shop Boys
*David Boring, the title character of Daniel Clowes's graphic novel of the same name
*"Heartache Is Boring", the debut album by singer Ainjel Emme, released in 2003
*"History of a Boring Town", a single by Less Than Jake
*"The Boring Report", a four-part series originally broadcast on Melbourne's Channel 31

ee also

*Raising Skinny Elephants Is Utterly Boring, a mnemonic for remembering how to reboot a near-frozen Linux computer
*Ivan Boring on Swedish Wikipedia

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