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My grandfather when asking the time always said "How much is the clock"

 

:hihi: :hihi:

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Softer than balm!

As daft as a brush!

 

On asking the time, instead of 25 past the hour its "five and twenty past" or "five and twenty to".

 

I now say this too! :D

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For pulling a face... if the wind blows funny your face'll stay that way :D

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I think we should keep all the old sayings going don't you lot? lets learn em all and use em :hihi:

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If I was going out, my Gran always said "Make sure you've got your bus fare home..."

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My nan-in-law(?) once said "well, if they don't like yer, they can arsole'.l

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I remember visiting my ex's nan several years ago, who kindly welcomed us with "I'd rather have queers in my house than thieves!" :hihi:

 

She liked a drink.

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"Oatsey dotes and moatsey dotes and little lambsey divey, diddley-ivey-ooo, wouldnt you"

 

Im afraid she sort of... lost it in the last years of her life...

 

I think you should be afraid, very afraid.. seems to run in families that sort of thing :suspect:

 

Took me years to suss out what that song was about. All together now, mairsy dotes and dozy dotes etc.,, :hihi: :hihi:

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I think you should be afraid, very afraid.. seems to run in families that sort of thing :suspect:

 

Took me years to suss out what that song was about. All together now, mairsy dotes and dozy dotes etc.,, :hihi: :hihi:

 

Its a song?

 

Damn... she used to Say it! Along with things like "Whoops there goes my corset" and "Those buzz bombs were buggers"

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Its a song?

 

Damn... she used to Say it! Along with things like "Whoops there goes my corset" and "Those buzz bombs were buggers"

 

Mairzy doats and dozy doats and liddle lamzy divey A kiddley divey too, wouldn't you?

 

I've got the sheet music somewhere! How sad is that?:suspect::hihi:

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My mum used to sing it like this... Mairzy doats and dozy doats and liddle lousy trousers A kiddley divey do :hihi:

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