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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 31 Jan 2019, 4:19am

Normal driver
One who cannot read STOP signs and routinely ignores the law

Aka motron, moton, terrorist..
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 2 Feb 2019, 7:58am

Spaetstueck* (brynpoeth)
Second breakfast, late piece
Fruehstuck (early piece) is first breakfast
Also 'brunch', Fruehstucksbrunch (nd), Spaetstuecksbrunch (bp)

* a useful word, might not be in the dictionary but there is no need to explain it :wink:
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 2 Feb 2019, 8:45am

CBD oil = cannabis extract (the legal one)
(ianrobo)

CBD = central business district
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 3 Feb 2019, 5:53pm

Bluebottle - policeperson (merseymouth)

Motard - stupid driver (kwackers)
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby merseymouth » 3 Feb 2019, 6:08pm

Hi Brynpoeth, Try solving "Mersey Trout"??? :lol: MM

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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 3 Feb 2019, 6:34pm

merseymouth wrote:Hi Brynpoeth, Try solving "Mersey Trout"??? :lol: MM

Is it an anagram? Need to get out my pencil and paper
I only know 'Feery croos the Mersey, cos this lands the place I love' :wink:
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby merseymouth » 3 Feb 2019, 6:49pm

Hi again Brynpoeth :D , The "Mersey Trout" is almost extinct these days.
The building of a massive water treatment plant at Sandon Dock did for them! They were brown in colour, sometimes pale, sometimes very dark.
Their density also varied, from rock hard through to very soft, almost slurry like.
They always floated on the surface, drifting with the tide.
We'd be heard singing - "Stools out for summer", la la la! Enough of my lavatorial humour. Just going to the tree that is often watered, but never grows? The Lavatry, schoolboy humour. TTFN MM

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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby 661-Pete » 3 Feb 2019, 6:52pm

merseymouth wrote:Hi Brynpoeth, Try solving "Mersey Trout"??? :lol: MM

In Brighton and surrounding area (where there were 'raw' outfalls aplenty) I think they were called "brown admirals". :shock:

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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby Bonefishblues » 3 Feb 2019, 6:56pm

merseymouth wrote:Hi again Brynpoeth :D , The "Mersey Trout" is almost extinct these days.
The building of a massive water treatment plant at Sandon Dock did for them! They were brown in colour, sometimes pale, sometimes very dark.
Their density also varied, from rock hard through to very soft, almost slurry like.
They always floated on the surface, drifting with the tide.
We'd be heard singing - "Stools out for summer", la la la! Enough of my lavatorial humour. Just going to the tree that is often watered, but never grows? The Lavatry, schoolboy humour. TTFN MM

There's a quietly mentioned migratory fish run up the Mersey in the last decade or so.

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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 3 Feb 2019, 7:05pm

Just hop over to the Dee, it drains Llyn Tegid where a queer unique fish, the Gwyniad lives, (un)fortunately I am a vegetarian
Could fish take care of the fatberg in London?

Question to MM, does 'cofia Tryweryn' mean anything to you?
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby merseymouth » 3 Feb 2019, 7:48pm

Hi Brynpoeth :D , Please allow for my lack of "The Welsh"! Even my wife lost her use of the language, too long in Liverpool. Even her father who had Welsh as his first language lost his proficiency, 5 years ploughing through desert & so on chasing the ruddy Germans.
But would I be guessing correctly that your words have a connection with the flooding of a Welsh village so that scousers could leave the great unwashed?
If so I should warn you that my late brother-in-law's second wife blamed us all in quite a personal way, home of her family, although she was born in the "One Eyed Town", Birkenhead! Her father was a minister in Welsh Baptist Church.
Is she had had her way she would flood my home as well. Luckily for me the Liver Birds on the top of our famous landmark would have to be submerged before my terraced home would be at risk!
Few areas in the UK are free from blame in such practises. Nos Da. MM

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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 3 Feb 2019, 7:56pm

Yes, the flooding of a valley in Wales so a city in Lancashire could have water
Got a book about it with lovely b/w pictures, in Welsh, sad too
From bad came good, it was a turning point, triggered the rise of Plaid Cymru, Gwynfor Evans forced Maggie to give us S4C, Plus Four

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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 3 Feb 2019, 7:58pm

Moton
Moron
Motron
Knight of the road
Terrorist
Motard
Toad
Criminal
Bully
..
Alternative names for drivers/motorists, list shall be augmented as and when
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby Bonefishblues » 3 Feb 2019, 8:19pm

Verschlimmbesserung perhaps?

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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby Mike_Ayling » 4 Feb 2019, 1:02am

brynpoeth wrote:Bluebottle - policeperson (merseymouth)



Bluebottle to describe a member of the constabulary is hardly new.

I encountered the term in a novel that I read at least sixty years ago!