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    Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

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    Gypsy
     
     

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    Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

    Post by Gypsy on Fri Dec 28, 2012 4:45 pm

    Mischief Maker wrote:
    (as in oh that scaffy witch gave me a gammy spell)

    whoa! watch ya gob, you can banjax someones cred saying things like that.



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    Topdog
     
     

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    Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

    Post by Topdog on Fri Dec 28, 2012 4:50 pm

    Tit hammock. Shoulder boulder holder or breast clamps




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    Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

    Post by Mischief Maker on Fri Dec 28, 2012 6:32 pm

    Gypsy wrote:
    Mischief Maker wrote:
    (as in oh that scaffy witch gave me a gammy spell)

    whoa! watch ya gob, you can banjax someones cred saying things like that.

    blame disney/pixar it's a line from the film lol




    The Lone Ranger
     
     

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    Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

    Post by The Lone Ranger on Fri Dec 28, 2012 6:45 pm

    We used to call the council road sweepers "Scaffies" when we were kids.



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    Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

    Post by Topdog on Fri Dec 28, 2012 6:54 pm

    Wack, yorkshire innit, pal, bloke, mate, geezer, chubb, buddy,




    Adam Mint
     
     

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    Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

    Post by Adam Mint on Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:17 pm

    This came up in yesterdays quiz !



    “Kenned”, well coming from Edinburgh I have used a derivative of this word, but not the word itself...

    The Lone Ranger
     
     

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    Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

    Post by The Lone Ranger on Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:44 pm

    Ah kent that...



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    Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

    Post by 3rdforum on Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:45 pm

    Knacker over here is a slang term for a member of the travelling community but if you're "knackered", it means either you're tired or past your sell by date







    searcher
     
     

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    Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

    Post by searcher on Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:51 pm

    The Lone Ranger wrote:Ah kent that...

    Weel ah didnae, tae me understood =unerstuid , ken =know, kenned = knew and kent =knew:lol!:

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    Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

    Post by The Lone Ranger on Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:56 pm

    searcher wrote:
    The Lone Ranger wrote:Ah kent that...

    Weel ah didnae, tae me understood =unerstuid , ken =know, kenned = knew and kent =knew:lol!:

    That was the choice I was looking for too. (Knew)

    Understood= undercumfoobilyboosticate...



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    Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

    Post by erlie on Sun Jan 27, 2013 9:14 am

    Caboose-- kitchen on the deck of a ship



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    Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

    Post by The Lone Ranger on Sun Jan 27, 2013 9:34 am

    erlie wrote:Caboose-- kitchen on the deck of a ship

    Good one. We call it a "galley" in UK. (Not the ship, the kitchen).



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    Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

    Post by Topdog on Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:08 am

    Deckhead.......ceiling of a ship.
    Dickhead.........not here.




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    Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

    Post by Mcqueen on Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:16 am

    Is my tie on straight, - Do you think i'm stupid or what,

    erlie
     
     

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    Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

    Post by erlie on Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:31 am

    The Lone Ranger wrote:
    erlie wrote:Caboose-- kitchen on the deck of a ship

    Good one. We call it a "galley" in UK. (Not the ship, the kitchen).

    Lol. This gonna throw me off the ship Ranger. Okay I learn something today, it's galley then.

    Ferruginous-- the color of rust; impregnated with iron.. Okay Ranger what you called this in UK?



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