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Re: A busy morning walk...
« Reply #30 on: September 11, 2017, 06:01:14 AM »

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Snotty oik and miserable with it
A piece of extremely idiomatic British English there, American friends! :)
John
I could not resist spreading a little real English to those across the pond.

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Ian.

Ok, that’s great about the idioms and everything, but what exactly is an ‘oik’?

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Re: A busy morning walk...
« Reply #31 on: September 11, 2017, 06:18:49 AM »

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Snotty oik and miserable with it
A piece of extremely idiomatic British English there, American friends! :)
John
I could not resist spreading a little real English to those across the pond.

Have fun,


Ian.

Ok, that’s great about the idioms and everything, but what exactly is an ‘oik’?

Duane

Have a look here. Their definition is about right and there were a couple of fun links on the page (and, as you know, it is important to...)

Have fun,


Ian.
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Re: A busy morning walk...
« Reply #32 on: September 11, 2017, 05:26:47 PM »

Have a look here. There definition is about right and there were a couple of fun links on the page (and, as you know, it is important to...)

Have fun, Ian.

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Difficulty index for oik. (Difficult)  Few English speakers likely know this word
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