‘Oh, god, blimey , no,’ is Ben's enthusiastic response to my inquiry as to whether it's a little early for him.
You know you're back in London when you're on the phone and the person you're talking to says, without irony, ‘Oh, blimey .’
And, blimey , things have changed (and not always for the better).
It was a mixed crowd, enlivened by a mother, daughter and son-in-law from Devon - blimey , the mother-in-law could put those beers away…
When you see Charles Kennedy saying he's tired after a day looking after the baby - blimey , what does he think women are doing all day?
I've got to admit to being a bit taken a back when I saw my first cash machine inside a club, but blimey , I'm in Cruz 101, a full-on gay club, with some chums, and there's this free internet access!
Back in Britain the young, northern, alternative-rock squad is once again on the rise with a slew of bands you've never heard of - The Music, The Coral and, blimey , something called Nylon Pylon - waiting in the wings.
Already on the bill were The Sex Pistols, The Clash, Siouxsie & The Banshees, Buzzcocks and The Vibrators… blimey !
The theatre staff said that it was the first time that an unknown company had done that in the history of their theatre - blimey !
His sidekick Carolyn's idea of investigating something allegedly paranormal was to squeak, ‘Oops, blimey !’