Why is BritSpeak so darn cute? You have to admit that "Everything's gone pear-shaped. So get your finger out and give it a wellie or I'll mess you about." sounds so much better than what us Americans would say.
I remember a childhood friend's mother used to say "I shall ave your guts for garters" when threatening the kids! She was a wonderful lady who had been through the London Blitz, her husband was a fireman in London during the war.
She always said "I shall have your guts for garters" and the way she said shall still scares me. The other thing I recall is that she drank tea all day, dozens of "cuppers" were made throughout the day and night, a "Nice cuppa" seemed to be the solution to most of life's problems!
As a kid I drank a lot of "Billy" tea brewed over an open fire in the Australian bush. The lady in question loved her tea very strong. She always let the tea sit for 1 minute before pouring.I loved her English "cuppa"
I was wondering whether my use of Australian grammar would affect my hub score in terms of spelling mistakes? (assuming this website uses american grammar) At times I even use Australian slang to assist my stories would...
Hi wanna play a little game. Write the names of your favourite three celebrities and after each one rate them with snog, marry or avoid. For example Brad Pitt - SnogMatt Damon - AvoidBen Affleck - Marry
I know sometime people go on here and have no one to talk to or on top of that, they get bored because all they do is write hubs and don't have that connection with other people, so this is a way of getting you back...