lah-di-dah


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lah-di-dah

(ˌlɑːdiːˈdɑː)
adj, n
informal a variant spelling of la-di-da
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Now before you think I've gone all lah-di-dah on you (please remember a trip to Rothesay on the Waverley is still my favourite day out EVER), we won it in a charity raffle.
EREN'T you all so very kind inresponding to my appeal for WWideas on what to talk about at this week's school prizegiving?ere was me thinking I was all lah-di-dah being asked to be the (cue drumroll) guest speaker, and there you all were coming up with sensible things to say after my confession that I was actually a bit stumped.
(33) In the song "Lah-di-dah", for example, popularised in drag by the music-hall celebrity Jenny Hill, a poor clerk played the swell in a penny corsage, a penny toothpick, and a pair of shiny paper shoes:
Despite her background and an accent which is a million miles from Oxbridge lah-di-dah, she shone.
Just tune in to commercial radio stations such as Champion FM, Coast FM, Radio Maldwyn (or should that be Mole-dwyn?), MFM, Classic Gold Marcher or Radio Ceredigion - although they're not as bad as the others - and you'll be bombarded with announcements in lah-di-dah English.
As Tony Blair threatens a clampdown on drunken yobs, these lah-di-dah louts indulge in behaviour that would get them arrested on a city street on a Saturday night and horrify parents who fork out thousands on their education.
Three couples are gathered to celebrate their silver weddings and the menfolk have summoned the recently-appointed "lah-di-dah" organist for a severe reprimand.
In fact, following his shock dismissal 24 hours before, now the ex-Gunner Graham won't have anything to lah-di-dah about at all.