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Expressions that went out of fashion

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posted on Nov, 15 2016 @ 04:22 AM
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It's been yonks since I contributed so here are a few more old-fashioned expressions that occurred to me:

Kicking up a fuss

Strike A light - exclamation

Lumme or Cor Lumme - exclamation (I'm guessing this is 'God Love Me')

Jawing - talking

Daft as a brush

Bonce - head




posted on Nov, 15 2016 @ 04:31 AM
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We had an english exchange student at my school waaay back in the day.

An expression she once used (and only once!) was:

"Can you knock me up in the morning?"



posted on Nov, 15 2016 @ 05:24 AM
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Cor blimey ('god blind me')



posted on Nov, 17 2016 @ 11:31 AM
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I heard this one the other day, and while I'm not sure if it's an old saying, I had never heard it before and found it hilarious:

"She/he can go to hell wearing gasoline drawers."




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