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U.S. youth using British expressions

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by writing irish, Aug 26, 2008.

  1. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

    I just recently became the supervisor of a young woman just out of college. She went to a large state university in the Mid-South and comes from a fairly typical upper-middle-class background.

    So far so good, but if she uses the expressions "no worries" or "cheers" one more time, I might scream. Anyone have any insight into how young people got so trans-Atlantic? What's next, "knackered" or "take the piss?"
  2. Dickens Cider

    Dickens Cider New Member

    Get proper fucked, you wanker.
  3. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    I use some here and there that I've picked up from movies.
  4. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

    Bollocks to you, tosser.
  5. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    This post is tragically lacking in two separate respects:

    1. Is she hot? And, if so:
    2. Are you putting the wood to her?

    Please update at your earliest possible convienence.
  6. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

    Really, occasional use of Brit slang isn't all that pretentious or annoying. I like using "bollocks" or "knickers" and a few other Brit expressions once in a while for fun. But used in rampant excess, it can be annoying. Just curious as to the origins of this phenomenon.

    And Zeke, no comment and no. So it goes.
  7. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    You are all mental.
  8. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Both of you choobs can sodd right off.
  9. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

    Is sodd the Welsh spelling?
  10. Dickens Cider

    Dickens Cider New Member

    I'll box your ears, jockie.
  11. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

    It'd be more interesting if the recent college graduate in question spoke in Clockwork Orange slang instead. That'd be a tolchock in the ole gulliver.
  12. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Fancy a go? I'm feeling aggro, ready to give a Glasgow kiss.
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