One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A British person (used as a term of abuse, often affectionately)‘those Pommy bastards wanted to take my Test tickets off me’
- ‘This silly Pommy bastard is writing to me again.’
- ‘The paper signed off by praising its own team "and the magnanimous manner in which they and our fans accepted defeat at the hands of you Pommy bastards (sorry, that one slipped through the editing process)".’
- ‘This poor pommy bastard turns around in a somewhat vulnerable position and sees this huge Aussie bloke standing at the bar door with a smoking gun in his hand.’
- ‘We should swap Bill for this pommy bastard.’
- ‘The head pommy bastard got called out for lying about health spending.’
- ‘A pommy bastard currently residing in Australia emailed me.’
- ‘The article concluded with praise for its own team's efforts on Saturday and "the magnanimous manner in which they and our fans accepted defeat at the hands of you Pommy bastards."’
- ‘I have gone through my fair share of being called a Pommy bastard, I can assure you of that.’
- ‘The Pommy bastards may be up to something and just leading us on by losing all the time.’
- ‘Some poor pommy bastards got stuck in police cells because they shot some burglars with a shot gun.’
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