OT: Obscene Jestures in England -1 reply

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Capt. Queeg

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#1 14 years ago

OK, while listening to BBC 7 (something I do almost all day long at www.bbc.co.uk\bbc7) I heard the phrase "Long bacon" used thus: "But neither would budge in the bargain; Whe whole daft thing were kind of a jam, So Sam put 'is tongue out at Noah, And Noah made 'Long Bacon' at Sam." So, what does 'Long Bacon' mean? For that matter, what does it literally mean when you brits "make fingers" at someone? The meaning of "giving someone the finger" in the US is plain enough. I guess, for the two fingers, the same meaning is anatomically possible in some cases. However, I'm not sure that's something Mrs. Slokem would use all the time on "Are you being served?" with or without the "ptttthhhpt" sound effects. Anyone care to specify?




Angel-Eyes

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#2 14 years ago

Giving someone the "Long bacon" does mean giving someone the finger, or other names are:

The vicar, The "V" sign, or the one/two fingered salute. I'm sure the other peeps will add to that list. :lol:

As for the meaning it means the same as in the U.S. if you get my drift.




Hewster

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#3 14 years ago

I personally have never heard the phrase "long bacon" lol It should be noted that the "V" sign is only seen as being an insult when done with the palm facing inwards.. the other way round is a sign for victory (made famous by Winston Churchill during WWII) Hewster




EL-PASSdaBONG

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#4 14 years ago
HewsterI personally have never heard the phrase "long bacon" lol It should be noted that the "V" sign is only seen as being an insult when done with the palm facing inwards.. the other way round is a sign for victory (made famous by Winston Churchill during WWII) Hewster

and there was me thinking hester was going to say peace ,,,lol hippys and weed power roflao