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15th Oct '17 2:42:42 PM nombretomado
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* What's all this then?: What a [[BritishCoppers bobby]] (patrol officer) says upon arriving at the scene of [[HilarityEnsues whatever mayhem is occuring]]. Usually preceded by "All right, all right", "'Ello, 'ello, 'ello" or "Now then, now then."

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* What's all this then?: What a [[BritishCoppers [[UsefulNotes/BritishCoppers bobby]] (patrol officer) says upon arriving at the scene of [[HilarityEnsues whatever mayhem is occuring]].occurring]]. Usually preceded by "All right, all right", "'Ello, 'ello, 'ello" or "Now then, now then."
1st Sep '17 4:19:44 PM nombretomado
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* Lush: Stunning, or totally awesome. Most often used in Wales ("These chips are right lush!"), but its use has spread as a result of the popularity of GavinAndStacey.

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* Lush: Stunning, or totally awesome. Most often used in Wales ("These chips are right lush!"), but its use has spread as a result of the popularity of GavinAndStacey.''Series/GavinAndStacey''.
27th Aug '17 6:02:33 PM LukeLynch
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** ''Film/MontyPythonMostlyLiveOneDownFiveToGo'' has the word "bugger" all over the place, most notably qualifying for this with "Galaxy Song":
--> And hope that there's intelligent life somewhere out in space\\
[[spoiler:'Cos there's '''bugger all''' down here on Earth!]]
21st Jun '17 5:54:19 PM Jgorgon
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** To up the offensiveness of the line, "[[CountryMatters you cyyyant!]]" may be substituted; the word is apparently considerably less offensive in British English (although still top of the list).
10th Jun '17 10:21:33 AM nombretomado
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--> "Every time Spike said "bugger" "bollocks" "sod" and "wanker", we felt like WinstonChurchill had wandered onto set, humming Rule Britannia and waving a Union Jack."

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--> "Every time Spike said "bugger" "bollocks" "sod" and "wanker", we felt like WinstonChurchill UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill had wandered onto set, humming Rule Britannia and waving a Union Jack."
9th Jun '17 9:13:01 PM nombretomado
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* Some of the Brits (Beltane, Hazard, Stopwatch, Mister Mystic, ...) at Whateley Academy in the WhateleyUniverse will drop one of these once in a while. Hazard tries to sound like she's very upper-class, so she usually only drops one of these when she's so surprised that her accent slips to reveal her lower-class East London origins.

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* Some of the Brits (Beltane, Hazard, Stopwatch, Mister Mystic, ...) at Whateley Academy in the WhateleyUniverse Literature/WhateleyUniverse will drop one of these once in a while. Hazard tries to sound like she's very upper-class, so she usually only drops one of these when she's so surprised that her accent slips to reveal her lower-class East London origins.
27th May '17 5:25:59 PM nombretomado
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* ''The Fat Slags'' is a comic strip in ''{{Viz}}'' about some fat birds who are quite the easy shags.

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* ''The Fat Slags'' is a comic strip in ''{{Viz}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Viz}}'' about some fat birds who are quite the easy shags.
19th May '17 12:20:46 AM Divra
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** In a related Germanic language, an adaptation of the JU87 Stuka dive-bomber as a ground-attack weapon for use against Russian tanks was nicknamed the ''Panzerknacker'' or ''tank-knackerer''. it mounted a quick-firing anti-tank cannon under each wing and could reduce a T-34 to scrap in seconds.
22nd Apr '17 8:53:10 PM nombretomado
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* ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'' version three character Quincy Archer trotted these out fairly regularly. It stuck out because the majority of the characters were of course American.

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* ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'' ''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest'' version three character Quincy Archer trotted these out fairly regularly. It stuck out because the majority of the characters were of course American.
18th Apr '17 5:35:36 PM nombretomado
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* All the English characters from ''StrawberryShortcake'' (T.N. Honey, the twins Lem and Ada) have dialogue that consists mostly of these.

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* All the English characters from ''StrawberryShortcake'' ''WesternAnimation/StrawberryShortcake'' (T.N. Honey, the twins Lem and Ada) have dialogue that consists mostly of these.
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