05/24/2018 (Thu) 16:47:03
I wouldn't watch it now as you're just starting, but some linguist fan of the show went through and found various anchronistic phrases used throughout the show's run, the only one I remember was, "I'm just saying..."
The brits went absolutely ape shit for it though from what I understood. It's a unique setting for a show. Right before WW1, the constant juxtaposition of the Nobility, middle class, and serving class; having a host of servants, a couple, being one.
All with the dramatic irony of knowing all of that is about to get turned on its head and the absolute decadence of the next almost exactly 100 years.