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Re: UK terminology/lingo

Originally Posted by Dextrous63 ->
You do know there's an irony in your query of the term "blind" and the name of your MA university?
I went back and deleted the reference Dex. Itís too much personal information
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Re: UK terminology/lingo

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Boys used to be told, usually by their mum's that if they pulled their plonkers (masturbated) it would affect their eyesight.
That makes sense now but thereís a generation or two of suppressed males in the UK
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18-07-2021, 07:52 PM
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Hi

Minx,we have idioms, which are very local even in the UK.

Keep Posting, you are so genuinely lovely nobody rational could take any offence at all.
Thanks Swimmy- youíre sweet
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Re: UK terminology/lingo

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That makes sense now but thereís a generation or two of suppressed males in the UK
I wear spectacles!
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18-07-2021, 07:54 PM
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Re: UK terminology/lingo

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It's what authoritarian adults used to tell children to deter them from the disapproved of activity. That was way back when children were innocent enough to believe it, of course.


What does "I feel like chop" mean, btw?
The village idiot.
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Re: UK terminology/lingo

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I love how SA folk always say "it's my pleasure" when you say thank you to them. We should adopt that.
Similar in Germany with Danke and Bitte.
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18-07-2021, 07:55 PM
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Re: UK terminology/lingo

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I love how SA folk always say "it's my pleasure" when you say thank you to them. We should adopt that.
Itís my pleasure and most of us sincerely mean that
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I wear spectacles!
So do I
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Re: UK terminology/lingo

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I went back and deleted the reference Dex. Itís too much personal information
I'll delete my post if you want to delete yours.
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18-07-2021, 08:00 PM
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Re: UK terminology/lingo

Originally Posted by The Artful Todger ->
Similar in Germany with Danke and Bitte.
yes and Grazie/prego etc. but for some reason "it's my pleasure" sounds much more appreciative than a clipped "you're welcome"
 
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