C.x (itsjustc) wrote,

Something that made me giggle inside!

I don't know whether this is a local saying or not but while I was delivering leaflets yesterday morning I passed a woman walking her dog and we both said good morning to each other. I then asked her if she had the time on her to which she replied

"It were twenty five past eleven."

I thanked her and walked off and smiling to myself as I realising how odd this common saying was. It's a saying we accept as normal around here. She had meant that was the time when she had left her house - but how long ago that was, I had no idea and I had to presume that she hadn't been out very long!

Language is a funny thing!

(LOL! when I arrived home a few mins later it was actually 11.40am so she'd been out about 15 mins!)

  • LJ Idol

    As hugely tempted as I am to join in with therealljidol this season, I think, regrettably, I'm not going to be able to. For the…

  • The meaning of life, the universe, and everything.

    When I started in the second chance contest at the beginning of January, I honestly never expected to last more than a week, let alone end up going…

  • Voting

    Well... there is two and a half hours of voting time left for this weeks therealljidol! The contest is now down to the Top 8, and all the votes…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment