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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 28 Dec 2012 - 16:45

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.



Don't get confused between my personality & my attitude. My personality is who I am - my attitude depends on who you are.


Topdog
 
 

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Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

Post by Topdog on Fri 28 Dec 2012 - 16:50

Tit hammock. Shoulder boulder holder or breast clamps




Mischief Maker
 
 

Scotland Female Posts: 871
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Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

Post by Mischief Maker on Fri 28 Dec 2012 - 18:32

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 28 Dec 2012 - 18:45

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


Topdog
 
 

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Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

Post by Topdog on Fri 28 Dec 2012 - 18:54

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 8 Jan 2013 - 19:17

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 8 Jan 2013 - 19:44

Ah kent that...


3rdforum
 
 

Ireland Male Posts: 9953
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Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

Post by 3rdforum on Tue 8 Jan 2013 - 19:45

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 8 Jan 2013 - 19:51

The Lone Ranger wrote:Ah kent that...

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

The Lone Ranger
 
 

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Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

Post by The Lone Ranger on Tue 8 Jan 2013 - 19:56

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...


erlie
 
 

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Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

Post by erlie on Sun 27 Jan 2013 - 9:14

Caboose-- kitchen on the deck of a ship



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The Lone Ranger
 
 

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Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

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

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

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


Topdog
 
 

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Re: Unusual words we use and their local meanings.

Post by Topdog on Sun 27 Jan 2013 - 11:08

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 27 Jan 2013 - 11:16

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 27 Jan 2013 - 11:31

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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