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Well I'm not flicking the 15 pages of Things our parents used to say , but i heard my mar say to my niece " Bugger-lugs " whatever that means ?

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If anywhere, especially the house, was untidy, my Mum would say. it: 'Looked like Jackie Pownall's' (I believe Pownalls scrap yard was down by the old Vic baths?) Another variation was .'Looks like

My old mum, now passed, grew up in old St Anne's and knew hard times from being little until she met and married dad, one of her regular sayings was "If you can't afford it wi real money, you can

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Well I'm not flicking the 15 pages of Things our parents used to say , but i heard my mar say to my niece " bu99er-lugs " whatever that means ?

!rotfl! No flickin' required..............just use the 'seach' box?????????? Doh!!.............bu99er-lugs!! thumbsup

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My old Dad used to say "well I'll be a monkey's Uncle" I don't know where it originated.

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My Mam, when referring to somebody who was a creep or a crawler would call them 'A fornicating little bu99er'.

When I grew up I took evil delight in telling her that she probably meant 'fawning' and that the word she commonly used meant the same as a four-letter word beginning with the same letter.

She was devastated.

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'Its lookin a bit black over Bills mothers,' I still wonder who Bill was!

Hi sneintongirl

theres a whole thread about Bills Mothers somewhere?

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As a nipper I was offered for breakfast a 'chookie egg' which came from a 'chookie fowl', not an egg from a chicken!

So was I, and I still collect the chookie eggs from the chookie hens in my back garden. I haven`t moved far maturity-wise have I?

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Me dad used to say "come aht the road, it's like woking wi a man wi no arms

More brain in a pound of tripe

More life in a tramps vest

Rog

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I don't know about parents with this one but my mate Alan would always say , on viewing the 'Jumbo sausages' in our local chippy.

"Look at size o them, proper widers memmries"

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I was always being told to "Pick your ble99y feet up" so one day I picked one of my feet up with both hands and said "Is that better?" .....Which was promptly followed by a clip round my ear and the words..."Dont be ble99y cheeky"...

Owdtite.

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