Why didn't she notice the trap door?

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Why didn't she notice the trap door?

Postby Cyril Haearn » 3 Nov 2018, 6:33pm

661-Pete wrote:
Cyril Haearn wrote:Derbyshire too I think
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Re: Why didn't she notice the trap door?

Postby Vorpal » 3 Nov 2018, 6:43pm

Anyone calls me an old dear when I'm 64, and I'll hit 'em over the head with my bike ;)
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Re: Why didn't she notice the trap door?

Postby rjb » 3 Nov 2018, 6:44pm

There's been a lot of press aout this incident as it happened local to us. The pictures shown of the trapdoor indicate it wasn't barrierd off. There was also an attendant by the trap to warn the unwary. What was she doing? No barriers around the hole which was located at the intersection of several Ilse's. My opinion is WH Smith got off lightly. It's the equivelant of a manhole being removed in the road ready to catch an unwary cyclist. :shock:
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Re: Why didn't she notice the trap door?

Postby Spinners » 3 Nov 2018, 8:47pm

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My wife is from Nottingham and her family use "Duck" all the time in conversation.



I've worked for companies with head offices in Alfreton and Nottingham and just love the local use of 'duck' - is it more of a Derbyshire thing?
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Re: Why didn't she notice the trap door?

Postby Bonefishblues » 3 Nov 2018, 8:49pm

Lincs too.

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Re: Why didn't she notice the trap door?

Postby Cyril Haearn » 3 Nov 2018, 9:08pm

Spinners wrote:
100%JR wrote:
My wife is from Nottingham and her family use "Duck" all the time in conversation.



I've worked for companies with head offices in Alfreton and Nottingham and just love the local use of 'duck' - is it more of a Derbyshire thing?

In Wales of course "bach" (little one) is the equivalent :wink:
"Duck" occurs in Shropshire too, at Wheathill YH there was a sign by the stairs: "duck or grouse" :?
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Re: Why didn't she notice the trap door?

Postby mjr » 3 Nov 2018, 9:37pm

Bonefishblues wrote:Lincs too.

And Northants, me duck. Not Norfolk, bor'!
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Re: Why didn't she notice the trap door?

Postby 661-Pete » 3 Nov 2018, 11:36pm

Cyril Haearn wrote:In Wales of course "bach" (little one) is the equivalent :wink:
I've heard that word before, I think - but if someone used it on me I'd get horribly confused. I'd be looking over my shoulder and saying, "where's the fugue?".... :lol:
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Re: Why didn't she notice the trap door?

Postby Cyril Haearn » 3 Nov 2018, 11:39pm

661-Pete wrote:
Cyril Haearn wrote:In Wales of course "bach" (little one) is the equivalent :wink:
I've heard that word before, I think - but if someone used it on me I'd get horribly confused. I'd be looking over my shoulder and saying, "where's the fugue?".... :lol:

In German Bach means 'stream'

"Bach soll nicht Bach heissen, sondern Meer" said LvBeethoven
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Re: Why didn't she notice the trap door?

Postby reohn2 » 4 Nov 2018, 9:03am

Note to those who keep quoting in other languages,whether it be German,French,Welsh,Japanese or anything but English

Some people on the forum may speak these languages but most I suspect can't,so what's the point?
If you insist of posting in another language then at least have the courtesy to post an english translation so we can all join in,after all in generally English speaking company you'd be talking to yourself in another language so why do it on an English speaking forum.

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Re: Why didn't she notice the trap door?

Postby Cyril Haearn » 4 Nov 2018, 9:11am

"Bach should not have been named Bach (stream) but rather Meer (sea)"

Said Ludwig van Beethoven (half Dutch, half German) :wink:
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Re: Why didn't she notice the trap door?

Postby Cyril Haearn » 4 Nov 2018, 9:13am

661-Pete wrote:
Cyril Haearn wrote:In Wales of course "bach" (little one) is the equivalent :wink:
I've heard that word before, I think - but if someone used it on me I'd get horribly confused. I'd be looking over my shoulder and saying, "where's the fugue?".... :lol:

Cariad is Welsh for "darling" often used for children + pets
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Re: Why didn't she notice the trap door?

Postby 661-Pete » 4 Nov 2018, 11:18am

reohn2 wrote:If you insist of posting in another language then at least have the courtesy to post an english translation so we can all join in,after all in generally English speaking company you'd be talking to yourself in another language so why do it on an English speaking forum.
Thanks to Google Translate, all of us are 'multilingual' now - in writing at least! Having said that, I can't vouch for any accuracy in its output.

And furthermore, "vISov chaq ghaj 'op nuv". Eat your heart out, Mr Google!
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Re: Why didn't she notice the trap door?

Postby 661-Pete » 4 Nov 2018, 11:24am

Cyril Haearn wrote:Cariad is Welsh for "darling" often used for children + pets
Evidently comes from the same root as Latin carus = 'dear'. Welsh is not that remote a language after all. Having said that, I'd never be able to understand it (apart from the odd set phrase like iechyd da)!
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Re: Why didn't she notice the trap door?

Postby reohn2 » 4 Nov 2018, 11:30am

661-Pete wrote:
reohn2 wrote:If you insist of posting in another language then at least have the courtesy to post an english translation so we can all join in,after all in generally English speaking company you'd be talking to yourself in another language so why do it on an English speaking forum.
Thanks to Google Translate, all of us are 'multilingual' now - in writing at least! Having said that, I can't vouch for any accuracy in its output.

And furthermore, "vISov chaq ghaj 'op nuv". Eat your heart out, Mr Google!

But I don't want to go to the trouble of or should need to translate via Google into English,what pluristically linguistical skilled individuals decide is that they seem to like to bamboozle the less linguistacally educated individuals using the forum,and as such those individuals posts get skipped over with a sigh and a silent exclamation of,why? :?
To be blunt ,it's tiresome
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