British English Slang - I've got a couple of additions to this one:'Dog's dinner' means 'a mess', something that's gone wrong, rather than 'dressed nicely'. There's also a common extension to the 'going to bed' phrase, where you say: "I'm climbing the wooden hill to Bedfordshire.
Ed Clancy, Steven Burke, Owain Doull and Andrew Tennant of Great Britain Cycling Team compete in the Men's Team Pursuit qualifying round during day 1 of the UCI Track Cycling World Championships held at National Velodrome in Paris, France.
(L-R) Edward Clancy, Steven Burke, Peter Kennaugh and Geraint Thomas of Great Britain celebrate with their gold medals during the medal ceremony for the men's Team Pursuit Track Cycling final on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Velodrome
The Patterdale Terrier was bred in 18th-century Britain for hunting rabbits. It is independent, robust, and willing to dig up any animal that tries to escape it underground. It will also take on any dog it comes across, and can be difficult to train. Interestingly, it has developed a handsomely muscled & trim appearance without aesthetics being a consideration in the breeding process. The Patterdale is not suited to urban living, and requires a lot of exercise, but does well in any…