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teenagersknowall Sat 01-Mar-14 21:31:06

in a little cafe this morning for breakfast. only other customers a mum and her 2 DCs. had to hide a smile when the older one ordered peppermint tea, while mum looked on all proud. but noticed she didn;t correct him when he said "what?" instead of "pardon?". flame me now. go on. i'm ready.

OuterFromOutersville Sat 01-Mar-14 21:34:15

What (baffled)?

juneybean Sat 01-Mar-14 21:35:12

What is more acceptable than pardon wink

YoureBeingASillyBilly Sat 01-Mar-14 21:35:49


not going to flame, i'm going to join you.

i had a hmm moment the other day when at school pick up. 2 parents standing chatting and another heavily pregnant one arrives. parent one says "are you still here?" pregnant parent replies "yep still here". parent 2 says "i know when i saw you driving earlier i thought 'either she hasn't gone in yet or she has and she's back out again'"

1) she'll still be here once the baby is born- she wont disappear in a puff of smoke!
2) well duh! it doesn't take a genius to work that out!

ok flame me grin

OuterFromOutersville Sat 01-Mar-14 21:35:57

That's what MN taught me I thought juney.

ChaosTrulyReigns Sat 01-Mar-14 21:36:00


ChaosTrulyReigns Sat 01-Mar-14 21:36:29

Please correct me, I'm shakiung here.

elQuintoConyo Sat 01-Mar-14 21:36:47


You what?


teenagersknowall Sat 01-Mar-14 21:37:05

hahahahaha i know! good fun to people watch. that's all im saying!

littlebluedog12 Sat 01-Mar-14 21:39:30

Will you lot stop it with the what vs pardon thing?! <gets comfy on the settee in the lounge...>

OuterFromOutersville Sat 01-Mar-14 21:39:42

Chaos, that's just rude wink.

Terrortree Sat 01-Mar-14 21:45:29

The Queen says 'What' when us plebs say 'Pardon'.

Just so you know...pardon is to forgive, what is to express regret.

Here's hoping for a damehood....

ChaosTrulyReigns Sat 01-Mar-14 21:47:21

Phew, thank you, Outer.

Chastised and all is well again.

AtYourCervix Sat 01-Mar-14 21:48:26

Pardon is a bit common, what?

Anonymai Sat 01-Mar-14 21:49:27


AgentZigzag Sat 01-Mar-14 21:49:33


Definitely the woman who needs a good flaming for that outrage.

Lambzig Sat 01-Mar-14 21:51:10

Uugghh. Shuddering at pardon.

SavoyCabbage Sat 01-Mar-14 21:54:40

What? I don't even know what we are judging? The tea? The 'what'?

I beat my dc with the handle of a passing chimney sweeps broom if they say 'pardon'.

usualsuspect33 Sat 01-Mar-14 21:56:20


usualsuspect33 Sat 01-Mar-14 21:57:39


falulahthecat Sat 01-Mar-14 22:10:55

Pardon is actually the 'lower class' thing to say grin
What is more acceptable in posher circles, pardon is for servants!
Quite enjoyed telling my mum that after 15+ years of "It's pardon not what!!"

Ohwhatfuckeryisthis Sat 01-Mar-14 22:14:10

Excuse me?

Picklesauage Sat 01-Mar-14 22:18:34

What about 'sorry?'
As in 'I didn't quite catch that, sorry?'

Joysmum Sat 01-Mar-14 22:20:00

Judgey? Yes I am. Pants.....? grin

comicsansisevil Sat 01-Mar-14 22:21:03

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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