Expressions and Sayings

  Ex plorer 08:03 25 Jun 14
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My favourite is putting the word awfully to express the opposite. looking awfully-good, awfully pretty, awfully well, and so on.

what's your favourite expression or saying.

  lotvic 08:37 25 Jun 14

Illegitimi non carborundum

  mole1944 08:39 25 Jun 14

Job sorted, this is because i'm a person who is pro active and doesn't faff about i get on with the job in hand and do it.

  Quickbeam 08:40 25 Jun 14

I'm awfully fond of 'my dear old thing', 'I say!', Toppo! and any of that sort of tommyrot talk...

  mole1944 08:41 25 Jun 14

Nice one lotvic that's another of mine people look perplexed when you say it as well

  Kevscar 09:00 25 Jun 14

What the sergeant said to me on my first day at police training school, "shit happens deal with it."

  Brumas 09:08 25 Jun 14

Some days chicken salad some days chicken **

  john bunyan 09:18 25 Jun 14

Ex plorer

Your example was of an oxymoron - see

Oxymoron

I expect a deafening silence now 0:)

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  Woolwell 09:21 25 Jun 14

"dreckly"

  john bunyan 09:23 25 Jun 14

lotvic - whilst we are in Latin mode I wold add an old military phrase: "Excreta Tauri Astutos Frustrantur"

  flycatcher1 10:07 25 Jun 14

Look before you leap but remember that he who hesitates is lost.

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