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Erewhon - the act of being drunk in a betting shop.

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Falkirk What happens to neglected churches in Scotland.

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Abergavenny - (Old English) 'Has she given any?'

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Oban not closed.

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Peebles: a medical term to describe the droppings of animals, as in 'this pile of peebles was left by a deer'.

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A particularly tall presenter of period farming programmes. (c.f. Ruth Goodman "Wartime Farm").


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Romsey the sort of light fiction involving amorous assocations in an idyllic and unreal setting.

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goole: the sweet, sticky soup a child creates by stirring a dish of ice cream until it is entirely homogenized. "All there is left to do is slurp it: so now eat your goole."

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An expression of irritated dismissal, as in "The milk? Oh, just phraket." i.e. leave it where it is, I'll deal with it later.


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A sort of vegetable soup with turnips and kholrabi and mangold-wurzels (whatever they are) and the odd noodle...mmm, knurdel again, delicious.

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Lostwithiel [noun] a person (usually a tourist) who stands gazing around in bewilderment at a mainline railway station in the middle of rush hour.

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Fowey A confused, possibly bewildered state. The way you feel when you sit down for an exam and the paper is for something you haven't studied!

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Burbage Sounds that a baby makes in early stages
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Valley of the cockroaches


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Clapperdogeon - Cartoon character.

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Scarborough - village that leaves a lasting impression on you.

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(If it's any help, the locals pronounce it "Shaw-no")

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Place where there are no Shawnee.


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Pondering.

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Miserden area where people with long pockets
and short arms socialise.


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no prophet's flag is set so...

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Falmouth - a western dialect term for a mouth that will soon get washed out with soap for fowl (fal) language.

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Maskenaw Attire for Halloween.

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Lostwithiel The reduction in walking pace on account of broken footwear.

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Alrewas: Always and everywhere.

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Calumet: The disappointing blind date who phoned you.

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Barnstaple -- temporary repair on an outbuilding.

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Kankucho Bird Blues

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Lampeter One who eats light bulbs

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Bosworth a predecimalisation valuation of one's superior at w*rk. Usually about 3s4d (one sixth of a pound sterling).

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Carhampton The laddishness factor of a vehicle. Eg, an old VW Beetle has a Ch of 0.1 while a Porsche 911 has a Ch of 0.7.

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Holborn: Maternity leave

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Kankucho Bird Blues

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Halifax An evil-smelling office machine.

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Gillingham: a term used by publishers of popular fiction, when recommending improvements to a manuscript to increase its appeal to women. (as in, Fifty Shades of Grey has a high gillingham rating).

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Peebles --those really tiny little stones that you get so mysteriously in your shoes.


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Gweek The sound your shoes make when they have water in them (as opposed to peebles)

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[QUOTE]Originally posted by Mamacita:
[QB] Gweek The sound your shoes make when they have water in them (as opposed to peebles)

[Killing me]

Oglesby monocle-making capital of Britain.


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Quedgeley the sort of muddy field or farmyard that is likely to result in gweek shoes.

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Wrabness - a state arrived at by eating too much haggis on Burns' Night.

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Ij The effect felt by wearers of new kilts (e.g. on Burns Night), particularly those unaccustomed or not hardened to wearing kilts.

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Pwelli - Place to park wet waterproof boots


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[pedant alert] pwelli? don't you mean Pwllheli?[/[pedant alert]

Allerton the look in suburbanites' eyes when they are conscious of being part of Neighbourhood Watch.

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Crayke - the sound made by doors with rusty hinges in the posher parts of the country.

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Looe What we used to have before they invented the waterloo.

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Epping : the act of indicating disapproval of small children in church. 'I brought Millie, but she whinged, and the lady behind us was epping.'

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Clitheroe - clearly a modern spelling of the ancient cry of "Clither-O!", made by a person who is alternately climbing and slithering down a rock face, to warn those beneath of loose debris which may be dislodged in the process.

Sweffling.

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Sweffling the sensation felt when wearing a damp raincoat on a particularly warm and humid day.

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Swaffham Imperative. An order to dispose of certain items, e.g., "What should I do with these plums - they've gone bad?" "Swaffham!!"

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Belvidere an aristocratic grande dame such as portrayed by Dame Maggie Smith.

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Wem A muffled sound, softer than "Wham," sort of like when you take a football right in the stomach.

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Bogalusa To forget the location of the public conveniences in a local town or city. More generally, a "senior moment".

Crantock

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Crantock a grumpy old person.

Strines

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Strines Citizens of Oz.

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