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From: "Ann.Day" <>
Subject: Re: [B&D] Localised sayings ( was Welsh nursing shawls)
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 12:59:13 -0000 (GMT)
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Perhaps Dad learned it here in London then after all .Words do go in & out
of fashion .I don't remember hearing it in Yorkshire where I was for 4
years .I'm getting fed up with everything being "fantastic. "
> Hello Liz and other listers,
> I think it was used in the South of England too but it has maybe gone out
> fashion these days. My girls are bringing more and more Americanisms into
> their language but I expect that this will change too and the old words
> phrases will come back again.
> Lyon, France
>> 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.
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