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Bad in bed in Wenglish

Sunday, 4 March, 2012

“Talking of misunderstandings, it turns out that the English think ‘bad in bed’ is rather an insult. In south Wales, however, it’s a state of poorliness, somewhat worse than just ‘bad’, but not as serious as ‘bad in bed under the doctor’. So if you enquire after someone’s health in Wales, don’t be alarmed if […]

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