Kali (_thirty2flavors) wrote,
Kali
_thirty2flavors

linguistic queries > everything else in that episode tbh

So we rewatched Girl in the Fireplace last night. I think I'm going to do a sort of round-up post at the end of s2 with my general Rewatch Thoughts, so I will spare you my feelings until that time, but it did leave me wondering about this one repeated phrase which I assumed was a British Thing but which shinyopals says is not:

"We've had some cowboys in here" (in a figurative sense) is...

Not a phrase I have ever heard (Totally unfamiliar)
45(61.6%)
A phrase I have only heard once or twice from the same source (Relatively unfamiliar)
17(23.3%)
A phrase I have heard a few times from various sources (Familiar)
11(15.1%)
A phrase I would use/have used myself (Very familiar)
0(0.0%)
Tags: ask the audience, doctor who, opal sounds posh
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