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  1. supergrobi
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    Britain's most utterly polite and conservative phrases

    Folks,

    am preparing a list of the most incredible, utterly polite and truly overly British sounding expressions, phrases, idioms and words...

    Please reply to this topic and add your own phrases to keep the list growing... I will post the complete list for everybody nicely arranged later!

    So, here's the start:

    "I am utterly devoted"
    "With particular delightment"
    "utmost"
    "henceforth"

    Now it's your turn! Let us make Prince Charles be proud of this list!

    thx for your help
    Jens, Hamburg, Germany

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    #2
    Nice idea - I'll try to think of some.
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.


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    #3
    Fucking-A !

    FRC

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    #4
    Pardon me for interrupting, but I hardly think that fits in this list. <grin>
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.


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    #5
    Oh, you guys were serious?
    :D

    FRC

  2. supergrobi
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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    Oh, you guys were serious?
    :D

    FRC
    Absolutely serious indeed

    Let's go folks!

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