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Who did you like best?....

or what?....

Male
Jeff  Male  East Sussex
22-Apr-2020 17:52 Message #4777660
It shouldn't be "Who did you like best?...."
It should be "Who did you like better?...."

In an ordinary boxing match:
It shouldn't be "May the best man win".
It should be "May the better man win".

Best or better?
Stork or butter?
Pest or petter?
Talk or st- st- st- mutter?
Male
tumbled  Male  Gloucestershire
22-Apr-2020 18:59 Message #4777670
Pete Best......or......Ringo
Male
tumbled  Male  Gloucestershire
22-Apr-2020 19:09 Message #4777671
Rump steak....or....Sirloin

Mushy Peas.....or......Petit Pois

The Flintstones.....or......Top Cat
Male
Jeff  Male  East Sussex
22-Apr-2020 19:47 Message #4777681
"Who did you like best?.... or what?...."

Who or whom?
What or which?
Brush or broom?
Stud or bitch?

Manet or Monet?
This or that?
For love or money?
Give tit or tat?
Female
Gilpin  Female  Middlesex
22-Apr-2020 20:40 Message #4777687
Laurel, Jerry, Wranglers

Theatre, pass the parcel, water pistols.

Cartwheels, skipping, candyfloss

Watercolours
Male
tumbled  Male  Gloucestershire
23-Apr-2020 10:14 Message #4777726
Starsky....or.....Hutch

Cagney.....or.....Lacey

Addams Family.....or....The Munsters

Crackerjack pencil.....or.....Blue Peter badge

Cabbage....or....Sprouts

Chicken....or....Turkey

Should I stop doing this....or....Should I carry on....
Male
tumbled  Male  Gloucestershire
23-Apr-2020 10:28 Message #4777728
Carry on.....or......On the buses

Alf Garnett....or......Victor Meldrew

Tinned salmon.......or......Tinned Tuna

Tomato Soup.....or....Chicken soup...
Male
Jeff  Male  East Sussex
23-Apr-2020 21:13 Message #4777768
I learnt or I learned?
I burnt or I burned?
He sprang or he sprung?
He was hanged or he was hung?


With regard to line 4:-
The superb musical My Fair Lady has the expert of spoken English Henry Higgins singing about Eliza Doolittle :-
"Look at her, a prisoner of the gutter,
Condemned by every syllable sshe utters.
By law she should be taken out and hung,
For the cold-blooded murder of the English tongue."
The lyricist was Alan Jay Lerner, (so maybe my line 1 could be Lerner or Learner!)
In a 1979 interview Lerner said that he knew it should be "hanged", not "hung", but "I thought, oh well, maybe nobody will notice it, but not at all. Two nights after it opened, I ran into Noël Coward in a restaurant, and he walked over and he said, "Dear boy, it is hanged, not hung." I said, "Oh, Noel, I know it, I know it! You know, shut up!" So, and there's another, "Than to ever let a woman in my life." It should be, "as to ever let a woman in my life," but it just didn't sing well."
Male
tumbled  Male  Gloucestershire
30-Apr-2020 09:15 Message #4778504
Dixon of Dock Green.....or.......Z Cars
Female
Gilpin  Female  Middlesex
30-Apr-2020 21:03 Message #4778579
Carry on

Victor Meldrew

Tomato Soup


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