Questa volta abbiamo cercato: What are sayings you grew up hearing only to find out they were unique to your family?
What are sayings you grew up hearing only to find out they were unique to your family?
Ed ecco le risposte:
When Mom was angry about something and we’d ask her “what’s for lunch?”, she’d put her hands on her hips and exclaim:
Growing up with an Asian mom that was working on perfecting her English, she would often say “Aw that is the suck” instead of, you know, “that sucks”.
Didn’t take long for us to catch on and correct her but it was so funny we just kinda stuck to it, so when something is shitty now I’ll instinctively say in my head “well that is the suck”
My dad always used “it’s broke with a capital F” – as his way of saying “it’s completely fucked” but without swearing in front of us as kids.
My nan and mum would always say “you’re nosey for a cabbage”, when I would try to ask about stuff that wasn’t my business, not sure if it’s unique to us but I’ve never heard anyone else say it
A million o’clock to express “very late.”
When did he call you? At like a million o’clock!