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 Squareslice
Joined: 10/17/2016
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The feel good threadPage 9 of 15    (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15)
The terminology goes further than that, For instance, Vlad n me are less than 50 miles apart, yet use different dialects and terminology.
And he takes salt n sauce on his chips (fries) whereas west side is salt n vinegar.... east coasters are heathens!

A way round language filter is to make up words.... a twunt is a hybrid of a twat and a C U Next Tuesday.
As for gubbin, that means to inflict damage upon
 NewYorker58
Joined: 6/11/2013
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Posted: 2/20/2018 5:34:30 PM
Thanks for the explanation! I was going to say it looked like a curse word, but didn't want to possibly be offensive☺

In the states, east coast southern accent is so different, we can't always understand each other, and people have totally different things they eat. Then with all the different nationalities, and ingredients found regionally, it is like eating in another country. People still tend to naturally eat more of what's grown or found in their state.
 Cynderella
Joined: 3/8/2007
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Posted: 2/20/2018 9:11:19 PM
This week I got to hold my granddaughter.
I haven't seen her since Summer.
Warmed Nana's heart.
 Justanotherchap
Joined: 12/4/2013
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Posted: 2/21/2018 2:27:21 AM
Kirk, it is still a feel good thread, just look at all the people offering caring advice. Part of the problem is me, I need to lose weight as well as the drugs and excercise. I haven't had a flare up for 3 years so got a bit complacent, this latest one is a wake up call. I can't afford 6 weeks off for a knee replacement, I'll explore all the other options first. (Vlad - Omeprazole, Cocodamol and Naproxen). Bunny - Coco - two x four times a day.

Hostess, hope your getting help from a counsellor, or maybe not :-) It's your choice but my local NHS helped me through bad depression, not sure I'd still be here without them.

For our American friends here, the NHS (National Health Service) is our free healthcare paid from our taxes. There are variations as Kirk pointed out above. In England; All medical treatment, except dentistry, is paid for from taxes. Over 60's, unwaged and other groups get free prescriptions (pregnant women, chldren etc) otherwise it's around £10 per item ($15?). Dentistry is also sometimes free on the NHS, depends where you live. In my area, there are loads of NHS dentists.

Ambulances are also covered under this scheme. In theory tourists and non residents do get charged but it is difficult to collect. so, if as happened to an American friend you come over here, get knocked down, spend a year in hospital, you will get treated even if you can't pay.

Cynders - good news from you too!

NewYorker - strong Scottish accents can be difficult for we English to understand, the Glasgow one is the worst for me. But then there are a few in England and Wales which are tricky too. I went up to Newcastle to get my car shipped to Norway. I talked it through with the handlers up there with my partner in tow. Afterwards she said "I didn't know you spoke Pakistani". I guess I'd spent a lot of time with Geordies?
 RoxyMoronic
Joined: 6/7/2016
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Posted: 2/21/2018 3:55:56 AM
It’s the same in Spain. Different dialects/accents/words.
I love a Scottish accent, even though I struggle to understand. I can’t mimic it either. Or Irish. I’m usually pretty good with accents but not those two.
I love a Manc accent too.

‘everybody’s free to feel good’
 vlad dracul
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Posted: 2/21/2018 4:16:51 AM
Roxy
"I love a Scottish accent, even though I struggle to understand. I can’t mimic it either. Or Irish. I’m usually pretty good with accents but not those two. I love a Manc accent too."

Awwwrite our kid?(to be said in a manc accent). I love accents. Everyone of them are great. And local words. When i lived in hackney years ago i got called a jockney because of my hybrid Edinburgh/london way of speaking. When i visit my pal in Salford i end up using my morrissey learnt manc accent

A mate of mines works in the national library of Scotland. He sent me photo copies of a book from the 1800's that showed gypsy words and their equivalent in hindu. Many of the words we use in Edinburgh schemie talk.

I use many myself. Gadgie, barry, chore, choree, chourie, stardie, mort, shan etc.

I believe it's called manging the cant. Speaking the language. Every area has backslang words.

The words i put above in english mean male, good, thief, to thieve, knife, jail, woman and bad.

So in a sentence we would say see the mort chouried the gadgie? That's shan she's in the stardie.

Simples.

Slice
Do yous through the west use any of those words?

Chapster
If you don't want the replacement knee try the cortisone. I just went and had my knee done this morning.

New Yorker
Dinnae listen tae slice. You get a fish supper over here in Edinburgh it's GOT TO BE salt n sauce.
 Squareslice
Joined: 10/17/2016
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Posted: 2/21/2018 8:32:00 AM
Vlad, we dinna use them... oors is like chib for knife n snibber for jail (but Barlinnie is the "Big Hoose"),,, no that Ah've been in jail, mind!
Heard radge a few times though, but Ah think that was immigrants fae the far east.

Back tae feelin good... wee run on ma bike today... n lookin forward to Sat... workin at Murrayfield for the match wi them fae doon south
 vlad dracul
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Posted: 2/21/2018 9:11:35 AM
Slice
"Heard radge a few times though, but Ah think that was immigrants fae the far east.

Back tae feelin good... wee run on ma bike today... n lookin forward to Sat... workin at Murrayfield for the match wi them fae doon south"


We use radge aw the time. We call saughton the big hoose and barlinnie is the bar l.

Looking forward to the game against the 'auld enemy' at least east and west can agree on that.

I used to have a vinyl album of an Edinburgh comedian (wisna happy howden*) who done a sketch about how america was a bit like Scotland. We have the sophisticated east. The wild west. And bandit country south of the rio tweed.

Ive had a crackin day. Got the injection. Another script for sleepers. Got money fae a job put in the bank which will tide me over for a couple of weeks. Done a shopping at aldi. Spent £6 on a nice bit steak for my tea.

Happy days.

*yous ever watched the film the acid house? Based on three short stories by irvine welsh? Happy howden got a ahem 'strange' part in it as boab coyles dad in the first part of the trilogy. The granton star cause.

Howden also dine a show years ago in a catholic club where there had been a break in previously. He pointed to the crucifix on the wall and said 'see you got the cvnt that stole the telly then?'

They threw him out.
 Hostess68
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Posted: 2/21/2018 4:27:43 PM
Ok... Little reminder of how this thread is supposed to work then you can poo all over it again!
If something good happened to you today then share please.
Not chat about something else - you can start your own thread ya know!
Not go off topic.
I got no chance here have I? Lol
And NEVER EVER mention counselling ha ha

So here is today's nice thing... Boss calls me in the office just to let me know she knows what March is to me and how much a struggle it is. She called me in just to let me know I can chat if I want - door is always open. Nice management skills! Rare today!
 NewYorker58
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Posted: 2/21/2018 6:43:07 PM
Vlad, Slice, with the way you spell certain words, I can hear the accent. Some of the words sound like you're talking in code☺ "Mort chouried the gadgie", that's funny!

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 heavenlivesnear
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Posted: 2/22/2018 12:21:44 AM
ive also got a nice manager at the moment hostess... also female... she's the fifth in 18 months and we are really hoping she stays. two months ago she was full of enthusiasm and readily available... less so now so i suspect shes feeling the pressure... she sends me emails telling me off for being online so late and i send them back reminding her thats she's also working late.. she cares and it's great to have a manager that acknowledges the effort of us on the ground.

marvellous thing that happened today... my puppy, ben, had a poo on his training pad . obviously the cleverest puppy in the world...and deffo the cutest.

and ive been asked out by a real life human male... he's lovely but alas, he is 34!!! i could have given birth to him...
 RoxyMoronic
Joined: 6/7/2016
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Posted: 2/22/2018 12:32:16 AM
Ben is undoubtedly the cutest thing ever, clever little pup! But could we get a full face pic, I wanna see more :)
I also have a nice manager at the moment, must be a female thing (jokes)
Heaven.....you know if you just wanted to get out for a while, change of scenery kinda thing, I say do it. Could be very enjoyable.

Vlad....after moving to London from Spain as a kid, I eventually spoke with what I thought was good English. When I moved to Birmingham people would often ask where I was from. I must have sounded bizarre lol. I’ve been living in Brum for years now and have the accent down.

I’m off to a giant ball park type place today (Funatics) with a bunch of kids. Gotta find one pair of socks without holes in! C’mon!
 vlad dracul
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Posted: 2/22/2018 2:40:24 AM
Hostess
"Ok... Little reminder of how this thread is supposed to work then you can poo all over it again!
If something good happened to you today then share please.
Not chat about something else - you can start your own thread ya know!
Not go off topic.
I got no chance here have I? Lol
And NEVER EVER mention counselling ha ha"


Kick in the gonads accepted missus. I DO find it a struggle to no go away on tangents sometimes. But............

Due to being a naughty vladdie when the mods were here i cannot start threads. I'm only allowed so many posts per day. And i have to write i think 800 words or something like that or i get the messages to short thingy.

So maybe someone could start up a randon thread where we can talk away about anything. Write any auld barry white. Could be a winner.

ON TOPIC i bought a jar of aldis nutella type thing yesterday. Made a cup of tea. Made a nice bit toast on plain bread. Some low in poly unsaturates and hey, disaster. Kept the nutella thing in the fridge and it was rock solid. Easts toast and takes todays first lot of tablets.
 Justanotherchap
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Posted: 2/22/2018 3:50:37 AM
My knee continues to improve. Have been avoiding walking up and down the stairs, If I've forgotten something up there it can stay there until next time. But today I left something upstairs which I can manage without but went anyway. That's a first for maybe 6 weeks or so.
 Hotbeaching
Joined: 5/21/2017
Msg: 215
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Posted: 2/22/2018 10:31:45 AM
I’ve moved to three bed house from two bed maisonette, nightmare downstairs neighbours,
Im really sad about it, I liked living on one level I’m very discombobulated,
up and downstairs doing my fruit in, I love my gardens here but even that
Isn’t cheering me up as it’s going to be freezing again and I’ve had trigger
Release on middle finger right hand so can’t doo beggerall but I’m enjoying
gesticulating when people ask what’s wrong;-)
 Justanotherchap
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Posted: 2/23/2018 2:57:05 AM
Crap end to the year and crap start to this one but at last we've received a couple of confirmed orders and a big promise.
 RoxyMoronic
Joined: 6/7/2016
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Posted: 2/23/2018 10:18:35 AM
HB congratulations on the move, hope you get all homely soon. And we’ve started getting some lovely weather April so not long to wait :)

Chap, my start of the year was rubbish too. Can’t last for ever right? :)
 Wrightbus71
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Posted: 2/23/2018 2:51:09 PM
I`m feeling very good right now at a quarter to eleven pm ( UK Time ).

I`ve just returned from a small bus operator`s depot in Tockwith ( Wetherby/York ). I`ve been consulting and offering advice and bouncing new operational idea`s to the management team and they`ve asked me to hang around for at least 12 months to help them with other plans.

I really hope I got this in the right thread..
 Squareslice
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Posted: 2/23/2018 3:05:13 PM
Wrighty... not too much o a downer, but I'll be getting paid to watch the Auld Enemy get sent home the morra defeated... hopefully

ps... it would make me feel good to visit Yorkshire again, but I prefer the deep south... dated a Hull lass many moons ago, but the distance was just too much
 Hostess68
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Posted: 2/23/2018 3:58:11 PM
Square? Who haven't you dated? You sure do get around..
 Justanotherchap
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Posted: 2/24/2018 2:33:50 AM
Square - you on the sauce then? Remind me when Scotland last scored a try against England at Murayfield? Hahahaha.











Tranlsation - the aud enemy - Englsnd - we're playing Scotland in the 6 nations rugby.
 Wrightbus71
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Posted: 2/24/2018 2:51:34 AM
Hey there Square - You`ve not put me on a downer as this is after all the feel good thread - I hope you have the best time ever today at the rugby and above all a safe time.

Yorkshire is a nice place to visit and stay although I`ve not covered even a quarter of it, but now I`m mobile again I`m going to change all that..that`ll sure make me feel good..
 Justanotherchap
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Posted: 2/24/2018 2:56:48 AM
Well done on he consultancy job Mr Wright. Hope it's the start of things to come.

I've just been told that one of our kitchens will be featured in Cotswold Life this month which is one of the lifestyle magazines for this posh part of the country. That's a first after 12 years in the business. I've got a copy of the artwork, yet to see the whole mag though.
 rekirked
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Posted: 2/24/2018 7:03:25 AM
I love the Cotswolds chap, been to Chipping Norton a fair bit and stayed at Keith Moons old hotel (Crown and Cusion) a few times, some may say it’s a tired old dump but I think of it as character!


Oh and well done Bry!
 billybonds
Joined: 8/8/2014
Msg: 225
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Posted: 2/24/2018 7:32:22 AM
I'm no expert on kitchens chap but what I would do if sales were a tad sluggish would maybe take a picture of your best kitchen and without objectifying her, place Chuzz in a suitable bikini and high heels in the vicinity of its worktop. I honestly can't see how people wouldn't purchase your brochures. And I think it would make you and I feel very good. Just brainstorming.
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