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    Righty-o then

    Righty-o then??

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    Re: Righty-o then

    It is common in English to introduce conversation gently by presuming continuity with some supposed previous utterances. This is especially true in BrE.

    My grandfather used to say 'Right!' before retiring to bed, as though someone else had just suggested it. It signifies social harmony, agreeableness, convention, and subscribing to norms of behaviour, so the feeling of such grafted interjections is rather positive.

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    Re: Righty-o then

    Thank you, konungursvia

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    Re: Righty-o then

    Felix the Cat used to say "Righty-Oh!" at the end of each of his cartoons and then give a hearty belly laugh.

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