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Innit?

Posted by Word Camel on January 08, 2002

Does any one know where the peculiar practice in some parts of London of adding a rhetorical question to the end of a statement originates? For example, "I went down the pub, didn't I?"

As an aside, I have a friend from New Zealand who spent her first months in London politely asking "Did you?", every time!