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    #1

    Well, let's find out then, is it?

    - I'm way better than you mate
    -You're dreaming
    - But I ain't, though
    But you are, though
    - But I aint, though
    -Well let's find out then, is it?

    It's an excerpt from a sketch. Why is 'is it' used there? Is it slang?

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    #2

    Re: Well, let's find out then, is it?

    Quote Originally Posted by nyota View Post
    - I'm way better than you mate
    -You're dreaming
    - But I ain't, though
    But you are, though
    - But I aint, though
    -Well let's find out then, is it?

    It's an excerpt from a sketch. Why is 'is it' used there? Is it slang?
    It's a mystery for me too.

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    #3

    Re: Well, let's find out then, is it?

    Quote Originally Posted by nyota View Post
    - I'm way better than you mate
    -You're dreaming
    - But I ain't, though
    But you are, though
    - But I aint, though
    -Well let's find out then, is it?

    It's an excerpt from a sketch. Why is 'is it' used there? Is it slang?
    Is this from a Catherine Tate sketch?

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    #4

    Re: Well, let's find out then, is it?

    Quote Originally Posted by nyota View Post
    - I'm way better than you mate
    -You're dreaming
    - But I ain't, though
    But you are, though
    - But I aint, though
    -Well let's find out then, is it?

    It's an excerpt from a sketch. Why is 'is it' used there? Is it slang?
    It could mean: Is it (the case) that we are now in the situation of having to find out (whether you are dreaming).

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    #5

    Re: Well, let's find out then, is it?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Is this from a Catherine Tate sketch?
    You mean young Brits in Tunbridge Wells don't really talk like Lauren Cooper?
    Here's the example:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGNTI9tu1Oo&feature=related

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    #6

    Re: Well, let's find out then, is it?

    When I see things like that, I am reminded of why I left England and British TV, and confirmed in my determination not to return.

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    #7

    Re: Well, let's find out then, is it?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Is this from a Catherine Tate sketch?
    Yes, it is bhai.

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