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Chorister

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To tell the truth, especially when someone thinks you're trying to pull their leg.

Perranarworthal

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Not

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Perranarworthal

An unintended and prolonged drive around unmarked and narrow country lanes: "He told us there was a short cut that way through to St Ives but we ended up on a perranarworthal for miles and came out near Redruth"

Nanpusker

Edited to add - disproportionate number of Cornish places in this, but they're so good!

[ 11. October 2012, 15:46: Message edited by: Not ]

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Mamacita

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Nanpusker Opening line of a bawdy limerick, e.g. "There once was a girl from Nanpusker..."

Madison

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Angloid
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Madison a mediaeval curse (from French: mal disant)
Lostock Gralam

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Mamacita

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Lostock Gralam Sound of someone talking with his mouth full

Quinnipiac

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Morlader
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Quinnipiac The usual delivery packaging for tailors' dummies (from mannequin pack).

Breage

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Angloid
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Breage import duty on French cheese.

Wantage

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Bean Sidhe
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Wantage A measure of neediness, ranging from 'Wantage factor 0', a state of blissful contentment, to 'factor 10', utter desperation.

Teddington

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His lips are moving.


Danny DeVito

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Chorister

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Place where all the bears live apart from Paddington Bear.

Barnard Castle

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Morlader
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Barnard Castle a Fairy Chess piece or a move involving such a piece and the King.

Oswestry

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Angloid
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Oswestry the sense of desolation felt by someone who has missed the last train to Aberystwyth.

Chirk

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Jonah the Whale

Ship's pet cetacean
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Chirk : The sound which escapes from between your fingers clamped over your mouth when suppressing a fit of giggles during a solemn occasion, such as a funeral.

Limpley Stoke

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Mamacita

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Limpley Stoke Do a poor job adding fuel to a fire

Kennebunkport

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Sioni Sais
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Kennebunkport A fortified drink that causes a Puritan to retire to his bed after dinner.

Hessle

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Bean Sidhe
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Hessle A posh difficulty.

Elmers End

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Danny DeVito

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Cara
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Not easy--a bit of a hessle, in fact.
Here's a feeble attempt.

Elmers End --the last straw. "What do you mean, we don't have any money to pay the bills? That's Elmers end, that is."


Killiecrankie

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Piglet
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Killiecrankie, n: murdering a vegetarian

Chipping Sodbury

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alto n a soprano who can read music

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Angloid
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Chipping Sodbury [colloquial] the term suspended police officers give to 'gardening leave'.

Piddletrenthide

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Chorister

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The action of one being spotted taking a quick leak.

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Cara
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Crewe: mismatching clothes. "That outfit looks a bit crewe."
(deriv. "motley crew...")


Feckenham

(I swear I saw this purely by chance on a map today when looking for something else).

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alienfromzog

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Feckenham

A small town populated with a disproportionately large number of Irish brothels.

Tetbury

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An Alien's View of Earth - my blog (or vanity exercise...)

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Morlader
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Tetbury vb. to inter a head separately from the body, esp. after execution by guillotine. From French tête.

Llandaff

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Ariston
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What the citizens of Hull call the fear of being overrun by the Velodrome.

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