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how to understand the ”two point four gormless children“ and ” a ticking bomb for a heart.“?

Let him live out his irrelevant little life in Luton with a dreary doting wife, two point four gormless children, and a ticking bomb for a heart.

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    Supposedly the average family has 2.4 children, so this is to emphasize how ordinary and average his family is. "Gormless" means unintelligent.

    "A ticking time bomb for a heart" suggests that he is unhealthy and will probably have a heart attack soon.

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