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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
     
     

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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
     
     

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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



    ~ ~The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die~ ~

    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.




    Mcqueen
     
     

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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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