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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"  


star gaze lily

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


I'll go to the foot o the stair.

star gaze lily

You've made your bed you've got to lie in it 

When halo rings Moon or Sun, rain's approaching on the run
The potty gardener

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!)

star gaze lily

Yes, Mrsgarden,  remember all of those

Hope you got some sleep. 

Rain rain go away, come again another day....oh I wish, horrid weather here today.


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!

star gaze lily

Do as you would be done by

Age beforebeauty

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! )

Living over the broom / brush.