Plain English.  American, or British?  The accent makes a big difference!

In American, we say “Don’t break party lines.”

In England, they say “Don’t break party lines,” but the phonetics for party sounds out as potty.

I heard the phrase in a news piece last week on the BBC world


The alternative to waiting one’s turn is to break the potty line?  Scandalous: Only in Parliament!

news as they discussed the Brexit fiasco.  I had to laugh at the British pronunciation!  What a high powered political conversation!  We must be polite!  We must wait our turn to make potty!  Breaking potty lines is rude and childish!