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What gets... by Miss-M on 23 February 2006 2:19am
...on your quince?

I'm sure everyone knows by now that to get on one's quince means to annoy them. What are some of the other expressions people use to convey this same message? It will be interesting to see what cultural differences exist in our use of expressions, if any.

OK, I'll start off:

It really gets on my quince.
It really gets up my nose.

Next please! :o)
Re: What gets... by Sophie-Louise on 23 February 2006 3:26am
it gets on my tits (lol that's so northern!!!!)

it gets on my nerves.

Re: What gets... by sighthound on 23 February 2006 5:31am
gets my back up

sets my teeth on edge

(I love the "gets on my tits"! Do I have to affect a northern accent to use it? And how northern - Liverpool or Scots or?)
Re: What gets... by JF on 23 February 2006 9:52am
Gets on my thr'pennies (threepenny bits = tits, cockney rhyming slang, for those that remember the pre-decimal threepenny piece).

Gets my goat.

It rankles.

Re: What gets... by kazzzz on 23 February 2006 11:34am
Pisses me riiiight off!

Gives me the sh*ts!

Re: What gets... by arty_farty on 23 February 2006 12:06pm
drives me up the wall

gets under my skin
Re: What gets... by peripatetically on 23 February 2006 12:35pm
It burns me up.

It makes my blood boil.

It makes me want to spit.

It makes me livid.
Re: What gets... by purple on 23 February 2006 2:53pm
It makes me choke on my own rage

It makes me want to draw blood

Re: What gets... by Sophie-Louise on 23 February 2006 3:37pm
sighthound- i'd say a lincolnshire or yorkshire accent should do it. i dunno where its from but all my friends round here use it!
Re: What gets... by Ahren on 23 February 2006 6:49pm
It's so annoying!

Cheeses me off
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