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Phrases & Sayings

Welcome To Phrases & Sayings where it is what you say and how you say it that is important.

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Chinajan
No one seems to know which is the correct usage of 'spitting image' and its variations, nor its source. There's some information and speculation here:...
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ABag1
Dingbat
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Indysoda
What does it mean to say “that guy is a f—-ing saint”? (English is not my first language)...
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neuron
When I lived in Wales many years ago, I came across many people who would say the word "landed" in a sense that I've never heard or seen elsewhere since. As an example, a parent of a child would say...
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OldNS
When I was a teenager in the 80s we would use the phrase, Gaffing in. Used as in .. "oh shes always gaffin in" Meaning .. butting in or joining in uninvited. I remember using it, my friend and her mum...
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vonjon
1) a stitch in time would have confused einstein 2) most horror films are certainly that 3) afrikaans sounds like welsh with attitude and emphysema...

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