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Thoroughly enjoyed that, 00. Thanks!
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Thank you! I will hook this up to the TV monitor today.
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Here you go CSL Ive watched it for the last few years.



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Wish we could get that here in the States.
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Originally posted by Maynard Fried-San Maynard Fried-San wrote:

We've strayed into Cockney Rhyming slang now - my home territory. Gertcha!!!

Did you see Chas n Dave's Christmas special from '82 on Weds night mate ?
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Jeezum Crow - How rural Vermonters express shock, dismay, surprise, and just about any other emotion which would lead someone to wish to say the lords name in vain.

Always liked this too:

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MM, Mum was from Preston, Dad was from Blackpool. I know it's a bit different from the Yorkshire dialect.
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Originally posted by CSL CSL wrote:

Right. My parents were northern. They'd often say "where there's muck ,there's money".
 
Where in the north were they from, CSL?
 
The language can change within 5 miles or so round here - and the Pennines make a huge difference too.
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Right. My parents were northern. They'd often say "where there's muck ,there's money".
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Originally posted by CSL CSL wrote:

Actually 'Brassic' doesn't refer to brass. It's rhyming slang - Boracic Lint = Skint

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boracic_lint
 
That's cool.
 
I guess we took it a stage further by using just "brass" to mean money - i.e. "Where there's muck, there's brass"...
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