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Discussion in 'Personal' started by helenemdee, Sep 2, 2019.
Flying the red flag, me aunty's visiting, face like tripe, all my eye and Betty Martin.
Black over bills mother must be a black country expression as I've never heard it anywhere else.
Batch( as in bread roll) is a term I've only ever heard in my home town, and my dad still uses it.
I'm not familiar with foot of the stairs, I've obviously never been there.
Kippers and curtains
2 cars on the drive, sod all in the fridge.
Got the decorators in.
All mouth and trousers
Lights are on but no-ones home
Not the full shilling
No better than she should be.
I never understood that but know it usually resulted in being up the duff or a member of the pudding club.
Surely that should be 'All mouth and no trousers!'
Bit black ower Jacks Mothers (North East)
Claggy Out, - High Humidity
Mafted, - Uncomfortably Hot
Smelling like a Tarts handbag (young people who have gone over board with the deodorant / aftershave)
Fur coat, no knickers.
Smelling like a tart's boudoir is our version.
Face like a bag of spanners
More front than Blackpool
A face only a mother could love
Wearing her bingo frock....Eyes down, look in.
Thick as mince
Brown rice and macrame knickers
Face like a badger's arse.
A bulldog chewing a wasp!
I love this one!
My Mum says someone who is tetchy is "Grumbling in their gizzards" I've never heard it from anyone lese, but I love it.
Black over Bill’s Mother’s ... we used to say this in Derbyshire.
Also: Scratting about like a badly fowl, face like a hobbinfoot, pulling yer tripe out, so ugly they had to tie a bone round it’s neck so the dog would play with it, top coat warmer ... the pub was the ‘gin palace’ and make up was ‘puss muck’.
‘Built like a brick s***house’
‘A few sandwiches short of a picnic’
"All fur coat and no knickers" my elderly female relatives were fond of that one.
"Mad as a bag of frogs" often used by my first HoD when refering to certain interesting pupils