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“I was in blighty 2 weeks ago and had extreme brolly envy standing outside W. Abbey with my plain jane black one. now I’ve gone online and see it has to be “won” when you order something else from UKTV.??? thanks”
“I think I ought to say a word right here about the psychology of the Tommy in swinging a "blighty" case.”
“A "blighty" is a much desired wound; one that sends a soldier back to”
“I returned from France, as you know, six months ago, with a bullet in my leg, and thought myself in the best of luck to get a 'blighty' one; I mean a slight wound which necessitated me being sent back to England.”
“That would have been a 'blighty' for a fighting man -- they're always giving them leave -- but all I got was six weeks at Havre in hospital.”
“blighty" wound -- a wound just serious enough to send the envied hero home.”
“Santa has done his creep in here in NZ, and is now on his way to you, So happy Xmas all you lads and lasses in blighty, and have a good safe enjoyable time. on December 24, 2009 at 9: 52 pm Jim”
“June 8, 2009 at 3: 09 pm hullo Denny – wanted to know, beyond winning the blighty brolly, is there a legit way to get one?”
“Another reason I would never come back to blighty. on February 4, 2008 at 9: 35 am | Reply Amy Barnes”
“Wish I could get a copy of that mag here in blighty, looks like it'd be a laugh a minute.”
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British English that's not in American English
My big word list.
Many of these words first came into common usage during World War I, and reflect not only the technological and scientific leaps of the early part of the 20th century, but the new experience of glo...
These are all names of real places. The focus is on towns, mountains, rivers etc. but I will consider streets. Streets are even wackier so if there's enough good'uns ... yep, another list :-)
Looking for tweets for blighty.