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Topic: Xmas present for me mam, mild language?  (Read 491 times)
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« on: January 05, 2011 01:55:55 PM »

I wouldnt go as far as to say NSFW...




I laced it up in a bit of a hurry so you can see where the tension's all wrong, but I think it works well with the spirit of the piece lol

The embroidery pattern was a free download from tipnut.com ... the text was of course altered by me :-)

of course, the full story, on my blog.

This piece uses a mixture of 2 strands and 3 strands of embroidery floss.

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« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2011 02:16:59 PM »

I have to admit I had to go to a British slang translation site to understand it, now I might have to adopt the use of "sod" in my vocabulary; always good to have some curse words that you can use in front of the kids.  Cute gift, I'm sure it puts a smile on your mam's face.

Here's the dictionary link if anyone else needs it  Wink
http://www.effingpot.com/slang.shtml
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« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2011 10:54:59 PM »

haha, yes xperimentil, I didn't think about it like that.

The word 'Sod' can be used in the place of a curse word in front of children in the UK.

Sod it, you're a grumpy old sod!, Sod off :-)

there you go, EDUCATION!! lol

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« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2011 06:02:47 PM »

Ha Ha Ha! That is great! I would love that in my kitchen.
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« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2011 02:30:08 AM »

erm.... you do know where that word originates from don't you?! it's NOTa piece of grass or turf Wink

love the embroidery!
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