Strange Charmed Life Reaction and bad language

Anna Skarzynska theania at freeuk.com
Mon Apr 9 04:27:41 EDT 2001


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From: <JOdel at aol.com>
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Sent: Monday, April 09, 2001 4:07 AM
Subject: Re: Strange Charmed Life Reaction and bad language


>
> In a message dated 4/8/01 10:12:51 AM, theania at freeuk.com writes:
>
> >Does the saying "built like a brick sh*thouse" exist outside the British
> >
> >Isles?
>
>
> Yup. Phrase has vaguely redneck overtones here. You sure it didn't travel
to
> the UK from this direction?

In a word, no. It's just that I haven't heard it in Hollywood films,
American TV series etc., and I have never been out of Europe
Ania

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