History Main / StockBritishPhrases

22nd Apr '17 8:53:10 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'' version three character Quincy Archer trotted these out fairly regularly. It stuck out because the majority of the characters were of course American.

to:

* ''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
Is there an issue? Send a Message


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

to:

* All the English characters from ''StrawberryShortcake'' ''WesternAnimation/StrawberryShortcake'' (T.N. Honey, the twins Lem and Ada) have dialogue that consists mostly of these.
8th Apr '17 10:39:30 AM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Other X are available: Phrase used by Creator/TheBBC to pre-empt accusations that the strictly-no-advertising public broadcaster is engaged in ProductPlacement, or more frequently these days, used in satirical contexts to mock the idea that the subject ''might'' be ProductPlacement. The classic version is "Other listing magazines are available", a get-out clause that allows the Beeb to plug the ''RadioTimes''.

to:

* Other X are available: Phrase used by Creator/TheBBC to pre-empt accusations that the strictly-no-advertising public broadcaster is engaged in ProductPlacement, or more frequently these days, used in satirical contexts to mock the idea that the subject ''might'' be ProductPlacement. The classic version is "Other listing magazines are available", a get-out clause that allows the Beeb to plug the ''RadioTimes''.''Magazine/RadioTimes''.
15th Mar '17 3:16:23 PM Doug86
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''TabletopGames/Warhammer40K'', being a British game, occasionally features some.

to:

* ''TabletopGames/Warhammer40K'', ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'', being a British game, occasionally features some.
26th Feb '17 12:07:08 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Fanny: A milder word for CountryMatters, found the opposite side of the pelvis from what Americans mean by the term. (US "fanny pack" <-> UK "bum bag".) Expect to see this word used a lot in lad comedies like TheInbetweeners and in most sitcoms on BBC Three.

to:

* Fanny: A milder word for CountryMatters, found the opposite side of the pelvis from what Americans mean by the term. (US "fanny pack" <-> UK "bum bag".) Expect to see this word used a lot in lad comedies like TheInbetweeners ''Series/TheInbetweeners'' and in most sitcoms on BBC Three.
6th Feb '17 11:59:55 PM HelloLamppost
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* Pull the other one, it's got bells on (often shortened to just "Pull the other one"): You've got to be kidding, you can't expect me to believe that.
30th Jan '17 1:15:51 AM AirofMystery
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** In ''Film/MontyPythonsLifeOfBrian'', in the logical endpoint of TheQueensLatin, a [[AncientRome Roman centurion]] uses the phrase "You're fucking nicked, mate!" when arresting the title character.
30th Jan '17 12:54:22 AM AirofMystery
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Fam: a close friend, used as a term of endearment; usually to signify mutual happiness. Comes from 'family', but would never, ever be used to a relative. Originated in London gangs, but has spread to most London working class culture.

to:

* Fam: a close friend, used as a term of endearment; usually to signify mutual happiness. Comes from 'family', but would never, ever be used to a relative. Originated in London gangs, but has spread to most London working class culture. (Due to either parallel development or trans-Atlantic sharing, the exact same word with the exact same meaning is often used by African-Americans.)
21st Jan '17 3:25:08 AM Morgenthaler
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The bulk of the dialogue in ''VideoGame/HenryHatsworthInThePuzzlingAdventure'' is composed of this. Even the eponymous character's VoiceGrunting is StockBritishPhrases.



* The page image for QuintessentialBritishGentleman is the titular character of HenryHatsworthInThePuzzlingAdventure. The dialogue is text based and strewn with this, but it's notable in that the voices, which are SpeakingSimlish, have StockBritishPhrases as the only audible parts, though mostly with the protagonist. His use of "Good Show!" is rather iconic, and is used on the title screen and right before he transforms into a HumongousMecha (which, for some reason, has him [[SpotOfTea drinking Tea with nobles]].

to:

* The page image for QuintessentialBritishGentleman is the titular character of HenryHatsworthInThePuzzlingAdventure.''VideoGame/HenryHatsworthInThePuzzlingAdventure''. The dialogue is text based and strewn with this, but it's notable in that the voices, which are SpeakingSimlish, have StockBritishPhrases as the only audible parts, though mostly with the protagonist. His use of "Good Show!" is rather iconic, and is used on the title screen and right before he transforms into a HumongousMecha (which, for some reason, has him [[SpotOfTea drinking Tea with nobles]].
20th Jan '17 10:24:16 AM ChronoLegion
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Quid: Pound coin.

to:

* Quid: Pound coin. Similar to "buck" for a US dollar.
This list shows the last 10 events of 90. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.StockBritishPhrases