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Can you guess what these British phrases mean?

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    Can you guess what these British phrases mean?

    Take the test. I only got 11 out of 15 and a lot of those were just guesses.



    http://en.what-character-are-you.com...ndex/5579.html

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    LOL well I won't take the test...it would seem a tad unfair..

    Edit...well I did take it anyway...and of course I got top marks ..obviously, but I have to say I'm surprised that you'd not heard of any of these Josiah lol...they are very easy ones

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    13 out of 15 for me

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    That was fun. I got 12 out of 15.

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    Well done Lon and raven

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    14 out of 15 for me - lots of those sayings are used here too.
    The older you get the more you stop caring about things you thought you would never stop caring about.

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    I got 13 of 15. My Grandparents were British on Dads side.
    We are either growing or dying.

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    Got 12 correct. Several of the expressions are also 'American'.

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    I always knew we were slightly odd; according to the rest of the world.....that just proves it!
    when one reads some of those....and I know where some of them come from!

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    13 out of 15 here. And yes,some were the same,or similar,as some here.

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    13 correct.

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    I will take the test I think, and report back!

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    Got them all, too easy even for US and OZ members.

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    I took it and got 14 out of 15. Not bad for this Frenchman.
    My wife asked me how to thaw a turkey? I said I usually just tell your mom a few jokes. If that doesn't work there's always alcohol.

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    Yep. Full marks here too.
    Easy peasy.

    Must look for an Australian set.
    We must always take sides.
    Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim.

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