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From: "Jenny Stiles" <>
Subject: Re: [B&D] Localised sayings ( was Welsh nursing shawls)
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 21:18:17 +1100
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I am Australian born and bred for many generations and I say
"Chuffed"...both my parents say it too.
>From Jenny [Sydney, Australia]
> It's very much a Northern word/saying. In Sheffield, like Liverpool, we
> would say "dead chuffed"...I never heard it when I lived in Bristol and
> certainly not here in Cornwall. Each area has it's own sayings.
> OPC for Street, Somerset
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Charani" <>
>>> Haven't heard that word "chuffed " for ages probably since my Dad died
>>> it Somerset ?
>> No, not specific to Somerset.
>> I'm a Londoner and used to use it from time to time. I can remember
>> hearing it used by certain Liverpudlians ;)) The way they used it was
>> "dead chuffed".
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