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Can you get my [insert as appropriate] for me .... I have a bone in my leg - my Grandad
Not a quote but an expression that creases me. Referring to the less attractive as having " a face like a robber's dog".
One from my Gran. Pride must abide.
There's one similar I've heard KEF - "a face like a bag of spanners"!
Kef & Bob, my fav version is "bulldog chewing a wasp"
Off like a robbers dog
Pride comes before a fall
Marry in haste repent at leisure
Mad as a box of frogs
Big girls blouse
Face like a slapped a##e
I'll go to the foot o the stair.
You've made your bed you've got to lie in it
When offered something take two saying...... I'll take one for Ron
When you catch a weazle sleeping pee in it's ear.
Have we had...?
Lady bird ladybird fly away home, your house is on fire, your children all alone.
Dandelion clock _ one o'clock, two o'clock etc for the blows to remove all fuzz.
he loves me, he loves me not - removing daisy petals
Put a buttercup under you chin, if it lights up yellow you like butter.
see a penny pick it up, all the day you'll have good luck.
(I was kept awake last nigh thinking of these!)
Yes, Mrsgarden, remember all of those
Hope you got some sleep.
my mother used to have a saying about someone following the muck cart cause they thought it was going to a wedding.
Face like a 'joiner's nailbag' is popular here
Lily- face like a 'well skelped a***e' is how we say it up here!
Do as you would be done by
S##t before the shovel
New broom sweeps clean
Just remembered something my nan used to say --- air pie and a walk round (bit weird! )
"Feed a cold, starve a fever".