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Offline Maiden Stone

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Re: Phrases we haven't heard/used for a while
« Reply #81 on: Tuesday 12 May 20 17:12 BST (UK) »
Strangers are just friends we don't know yet (or something similar).
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Re: Phrases we haven't heard/used for a while
« Reply #82 on: Tuesday 12 May 20 18:38 BST (UK) »
@ Pharma, the EU negotiators are very experienced at it, whereas!  ;D

Skoosh.

Yes, very true. They've practised "economy with the truth" for years, in fact, ever since the days of the Common Market when Edward Heath managed to get us into it, and have now become specialists at it.
I never agreed with much of what Tony Benn had to say but I did agree with his assessment of this organisation.
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As a redundant fly-fisherman - "Anything doin'?". Or "Anything moving?." Or any number of piscatorial phrases.
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Humphreys; originating in Montgomeryshire and spreading out locally, nationally and internationally.
"Yma o hyd".

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Re: Phrases we haven't heard/used for a while
« Reply #83 on: Tuesday 12 May 20 18:43 BST (UK) »
I want to be alone.
(Imagine it said by Greta Garbo.)
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