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Postby Bubbles » Sun, 13 Nov 2005 6:22 pm

This thread is dedicated to dying and dead old sayings we used to utter.

I do this sometimes with out of fashion words and have been trying to bring 'fab' back in, but am having little luck.

Here's a short list of oldies which should be recycled....lol....

Fab

Rock on

Cool man

Peace...

Spiffing

Just a tad...hmm, not sure about that one...

See ya later alligator....

and on and on and on.......

What's old fashioned in Singapore?? Or the US or wherever?
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Dylan Thomas.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 13 Nov 2005 7:41 pm

Was going to copy and paste then thought nevermind. If they want they can jump on over":

http://cougartown.com/slang.html
http://cougartown.com/surf-slang.html

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Postby Bubbles » Mon, 14 Nov 2005 4:07 pm

Spiffing...........

Dodgy............

Swinging........meaning everything's going great, not chucking the keys in and going home with goodness knows who........

Right on............

Hot diggerty.........

Bet your sweet bippy.............

or is that bibby????

and etc etc.........
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.



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Postby Baron Greenback » Mon, 14 Nov 2005 4:57 pm

Not sure if it is the same thing or even very relevant but at school we used to have loads of obscure phrases or sayings.

"Green beard" combined with chin stroking was used when we thought someone was lying.

Saying someone's name, they turn & say 'yeah?' then you say 'complex'

A real slur was calling someone an 'abortion'

How cruel & unusual kids can be :?

Oh I thought of another one, if you had something you wanted to give away (sweets for example) but did not want to show favoritism you would shout: "Quiz!" & the first to reply "Ego" would get it - ahhh a classical education can't beat it.




(oh & many years ago 'gay' used to mean happy :wink: )
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Hemingway


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