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Offline pete edwards

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Re: Another local expression - do you have a variant?
« Reply #27 on: Monday 22 December 08 22:02 GMT (UK) »
Hi Vic :)

What about  " Mizzle "

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Re: Another local expression - do you have a variant?
« Reply #28 on: Monday 22 December 08 22:20 GMT (UK) »
I 've heard that one but can't remember what it refers to i think it may have two meaning and one means a part of the male anatomy. partner knows but hes out.
he uses lots of radnorshire  expression  which i 've never heard of and we grew up only 10 miles from each other.

 the one we both use is  ( i won't spell this properly i know )
 "you're a mucken grunt ." which means you're a dirty pig but its so onomatapiec its lovely to say.
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Re: Another local expression - do you have a variant?
« Reply #29 on: Tuesday 23 December 08 00:07 GMT (UK) »
Colder than a witches t*t
Rough as a bears a**e
Warwickshire and my mum would refer to pop/soda that was no longer fizzy as "that's flatter than a witches t*t".
rough as a badger's a**e, is the version I've heard.
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Re: Another local expression - do you have a variant?
« Reply #30 on: Tuesday 23 December 08 00:22 GMT (UK) »
My husband says, "That's better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick". 

His grandparents were from the Wirral, West Kirby, Cheshire.

I had never heard it before my husband said it to me.

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Re: Another local expression - do you have a variant?
« Reply #31 on: Tuesday 23 December 08 00:27 GMT (UK) »
feeling '  rough as a badgers a**e'     ;D  north east



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Re: Another local expression - do you have a variant?
« Reply #32 on: Tuesday 23 December 08 01:43 GMT (UK) »


What's to eat ?? ........ Bread and spit and duck under the table !!!!!!!

A moggie is a cat in Liverpool ... as in " kicked a moggie down de jigger "!!!!!!!!!!!  :D :D
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Re: Another local expression - do you have a variant?
« Reply #33 on: Tuesday 23 December 08 09:47 GMT (UK) »

     " kicked a moggie down de jigger"

    I assume that's what we in Northants would call a 'jitty'

    How about "bolsh"  (to fling yourself down, esp. on to furniture)

   I can hear my grandma now! "Dawnchiw bolsh down on that there sofa!"
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Re: Another local expression - do you have a variant?
« Reply #34 on: Tuesday 23 December 08 19:54 GMT (UK) »
When we asked our mum what was for dinner she always replied

Bread and pull it,  the further you pull it the further it will go.


Her other favourite, when we moaned that something was not fair, she would say

Well its market then.
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Re: Another local expression - do you have a variant?
« Reply #35 on: Wednesday 24 December 08 00:26 GMT (UK) »
When we asked our mum what was for dinner she always replied
Bread and pull it, the further you pull it the further it will go.
Oh I forgot that one, my dad always used to say it - well, in the context of that's what he was going to eat himself.
I remember Sunday evenings when my grandparents would be out and it was just me and my dad, he'd make bread and pull it then. It's where my love of crusts came from.
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