in all my born days love

in all my born days


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  • adv. (emphatic) Ever.


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  • "I reckon the world is coming to an end. I never see the beat of it, in all my born days."

    - Twain, Huckleberry Finn

    August 26, 2012

  • "I'd been plugging away for many hours when there came a sound I'd never heard the like of in my born days. Eh, I won't forget that."

    - C.S. Lewis, Prince Caspian

    (am reading it to my daughter)

    April 18, 2011

  • 'I never see sich a aggrawatin' boy as you are, Samivel,' said Mr. Weller, looking indignantly at his son; 'never in all my born days.'

    - Dickens, The Pickwick Papers (1840), ch. LVI

    February 21, 2009

  • And no sooner have bathing machines cropped up than I run across them in Humphry Clinker.

    January 7, 2009

  • In all his born reading, I mean.

    January 7, 2009

  • Oh.

    *slinks away*

    January 7, 2009

  • In his reading, I mean.

    January 7, 2009

  • *senses a setup*

    January 7, 2009

  • Have you seen laundry machine at all, yarb?

    January 7, 2009

  • I'm going to note down every instance I see of it in my reading, just like I'm doing with bathing machine.

    January 7, 2009

  • Ha! I was discussing this odd phrase with someone just the other day.

    January 6, 2009

  • We cromlech-dwellers demand respect!

    And beter speling!

    January 6, 2009

  • O Molly! what shall I say of London? All the towns that ever I beheld in my born-days, are no more than Welsh barrows and crumlecks to this wonderful sitty!

    - Smollett, The Expedition of Humphry Clinker (Win Jenkins to Mary Jones), 1771

    January 6, 2009

  • "But it's been a terrible shock to me, sir — my lord, I should say, but there! my nerves are all to pieces. Such a thing has never 'appened — happened to me in all my born days."

    - Dorothy L. Sayers, Whose Body?, ch. 1

    November 5, 2008

  • 1955 M. ALLINGHAM Beckoning Lady vi. 91, I never met such a cack-handed jackass in all my born days.

    August 29, 2008