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    Usage of "It's like they're pally-wally." ?

    Hi Everybody,

    I just watched the British Episode, one guy said "It's like they're pally-wally." Could you explain to me what is the meaning of it and how to use properly? Thanks.

    WYH


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    Re: Usage of "It's like they're pally-wally." ?

    Means that they are good friends, almost suggesting that others are excluded.


    Not a phrase to worry about or try to use. Very out of date.


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    Re: Usage of "It's like they're pally-wally." ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Means that they are good friends, almost suggesting that others are excluded.


    Not a phrase to worry about or try to use. Very out of date.
    Hi Anglika, thanks for your explanation. I got this from "The IT Crowd" - UK Episode, have you ever watch this Episode? There are many terms and British English I have never heard before....


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    Re: Usage of "It's like they're pally-wally." ?

    Yes, I have seen "The IT Crowd". It is what can be called a show with "in jokes" - jokes understood by those who watch it. Not as clever as it used to be.

    If it was Moss who said this, that is entirely in character for him - nerdy and out of touch with current slang.


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    Re: Usage of "It's like they're pally-wally." ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Yes, I have seen "The IT Crowd". It is what can be called a show with "in jokes" - jokes understood by those who watch it. Not as clever as it used to be.

    If it was Moss who said this, that is entirely in character for him - nerdy and out of touch with current slang.
    Thanks for letting me know the english speaking style from Moss. If you didn't tell me I'd learn that kind of english, perhaps it wastes my brain space to remember the old style english, as I am not a native speaker, so I need to spare my brain space to learn the modern english...thanks again.

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