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Re: Bli me

Posted by R. Berg on January 30, 2001

In Reply to: Re: Bli me posted by E. Jones on January 29, 2001

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: : "Cor blimey" and "Gor blimey" came from "God blind me" (if I'm lying, etc.). A rough equivalent in American is "May God strike me dead if . . ." British visitors to this site will no doubt have a more complete explanation-I'm on the west side of the pond too. You might also ask your grandparents.

: Thanks for the info...Also, kind of hard to ask them since they are no longer among the living.

Sorry-I thought they were because of the way the original question was worded.