I like it when people say “ooh eck”, with no irony.
I like it when people say “Kiss me, you idiot”.
is that the new Yo La Tengo album title?
I like it when Geordie ladies call someone “pet”
like it when non british people start using british terms like ‘mate’
Dutch are incredible for this
when aussies say ‘get amongst it’
or No Dramas
or Fair Dinkum
or Too Easy
or Git koiioin (get keen)
or no, but it sounds like nyyoyoooyooyooyoooooyyo
Breakfast is served
Lunch is served
Dinner is served
or Can I come on your tits, mate?
Oh man that’s wassup!
irate cabbies calling people facking cants when they have their windows open as they drive
When Radio 2 newsreaders get to say “unleaded is x pence at the pump”. Sounds like they’ve been gearing themselves up to say it
when my Lancashire grandparents say vegetables and the syllables are really distinct, like “ve-ge-ta-bulls”
My favourite Australianism is ‘jings’, used as a mild curse.
It’s come up a couple of times with Aussies from work, but I don’t know where they got it from. I just assumed it was an Australian thing. Aw, jings!