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Hope

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Old Brummie sayings got any ?
« on: November 27, 2007, 09:08:35 PM »
"A face as long has Livery Street"

Hope

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Re: Old Brummie sayings got any ?
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2007, 09:10:37 PM »
 "If the wind changes you'll stick like that"

john2000

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Re: Old Brummie sayings got any ?
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2007, 09:20:47 PM »
If things dont change, they'll stay as they are.
Growing old is mandatory..........Growing up is optional

Graham

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Re: Old Brummie sayings got any ?
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2007, 09:42:12 PM »
"Mind the 'orse road"

"Wer d' yow [censored] frum"

This ones for Fred, "I'll knock seven different sorts of s..t out of ya"  ;D

Phil

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Re: Old Brummie sayings got any ?
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2007, 10:25:11 PM »
"bostin"
"load of old cods"
"hello me duck"
"our kid"
"me old mucker"
"He's got a bob on him"

Phil
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Hope

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Re: Old Brummie sayings got any ?
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2007, 09:38:41 AM »
He he they are great.
Put wood in hole.

frederick

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Re: Old Brummie sayings got any ?
« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2007, 09:49:39 AM »
 i'll go to the foot of our stairs
Failure to Prepare is to Prepare to Fail

frederick

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Re: Old Brummie sayings got any ?
« Reply #7 on: November 28, 2007, 10:20:05 AM »
it's raining it's pouring the old man is snoring

go steady past your granies

it's raining cat's and dog's

you can go swimming as long as you don't get wet

i haven't laught smoe much since your mother fell down the stairs
Failure to Prepare is to Prepare to Fail

roy one

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Re: Old Brummie sayings got any ?
« Reply #8 on: November 28, 2007, 03:32:20 PM »
ill wipe that bloody smile off your bloody face
get up them dancers ta bed
shes all kippers and curtains
mom said she ain't in
 thats me old lady and hes me old man
having stuff on the strap
having stuff on the nock
 thats ar wench
each day is a blessing and I bless each day when it comes

Jacqueline

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Re: Old Brummie sayings got any ?
« Reply #9 on: November 28, 2007, 03:57:28 PM »
You will have us all in the workhouse

And apparently [according to my late gran] prior to back of rackhams the saying was either around lewis's or the back of the eye hospital. ;D

Going slightly off topic. I must have said the most idiotic thing today. While in my local post office i complained that for the past week my post has arrived as late as 3 p.m. The postmaster told me that our regular postman was in hospital. Not thinking first i said "Oh dear is he allright" Yes replied the postmaster he has just gone there for a holiday....Dooh. ::)

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Re: Old Brummie sayings got any ?
« Reply #10 on: November 28, 2007, 05:18:36 PM »
It's black over our Bills