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    Tea and cake....

    Mary: Och hello Jimmy, you look cold, come in and have a cup of tea.

    Jimmy: Thanks Mary, I don't mind if I do.

    Mary: Would you like a some cake or a meringue?

    Jimmy: No you're right, I'll have some cake.
    Last edited by MikePotts; 19th May 19 at 11:31 AM.
    “It has never been hard to tell the difference between a Scotsman with a grievance and a ray of sunshine.”

    P.G. Wodehouse.

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    Crickets....?


    Aw come on guys, that was funny!
    “It has never been hard to tell the difference between a Scotsman with a grievance and a ray of sunshine.”

    P.G. Wodehouse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikePotts View Post
    Crickets....?


    Aw come on guys, that was funny!
    Well, I liked it...bunch a toughies round here.

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    Thanks cuz ………….pearls before whatsits , mutter mutter
    “It has never been hard to tell the difference between a Scotsman with a grievance and a ray of sunshine.”

    P.G. Wodehouse.

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    I just didn't get it at first. Maybe if I'd heard it out loud, I'd've been able to equate "a meringue" with "am I wrong", but written...sorry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dollander View Post
    I just didn't get it at first. Maybe if I'd heard it out loud, I'd've been able to equate "a meringue" with "am I wrong", but written...sorry.

    Yeah, you have to imagine Billy Connolly saying it
    “It has never been hard to tell the difference between a Scotsman with a grievance and a ray of sunshine.”

    P.G. Wodehouse.

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    Must be a UK cultural thing or perhaps an accent thing. I still don't get it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve Ashton View Post
    Must be a UK cultural thing or perhaps an accent thing. I still don't get it.
    "Am I wrong?" in Glasgow-speak is "Am ah wrang?". Say it.
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