Do You Use Any Old Fashioned Slang Or Phrases?

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  1. Kate Ellery

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    What about “LIKE” being every second word as well @Steve North
     
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    What about the very old Aussie saying ....As useful as a sore bum to a boundary rider
     
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    Like, I know what you are saying about like... Like, it's well, like just the other day l was like walking and like this person came to me and like he asked like...... (and it goes on and on ) ... like annoying.. like you know what I mean...
    Yes, like is used way too often and mostly by the younger group...

    What ever happened to people speaking properly ???? A thing of the past … ….. Like, you know something ??
     
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    Eat those grits. :D
     
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  5. Kate Ellery

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    Has anyone noticed no one on Says YES anymore ..even TV presenters say Yeh ...
    We need Judge Judy to teach everyone the word is YES
     
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    There is some classic bush slang Kate. That is one.
    This is another. "as miserable as a bandicoot"
     
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    We stand out like a sore thumb with our unusual sayings ( slang ) don’t we Craig :)
     
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    Yep Kate. Pure classics.
    " a sandwich short of a picnic", " as useful as a one legged man in a bum kicking competition".
     
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  9. Kate Ellery

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    Remember all those Jacky Jacky quotes / years ago we dare not repeat now days
     
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    No. Post one.
     
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    No way ...I’d be strung out to dry ...
     
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    OK...… We have one up here that goes like this.... When people are lying to you.... you tell them ……...

    If sh*t was worth a buck a pound, you'd be a millionaire ...
     
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    Somebody that was lefthanded we used to refer to them as ……………… A Southpaw ……..
     
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