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Trial By Error: My Brief Encounter with Professor Crawley

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Andy, Nov 20, 2017.

  1. Jan

    Jan Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I've often seen clocks with Dreckly on them, I didn't have a clue what it meant, so thanks for that.
     
  2. Liv aka Mrs Sowester

    Liv aka Mrs Sowester Moderator Staff Member

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    You're right @ladycatlover that's how it's pronounced. It confused me no end when I first moved here.
    The locals also say 'Where's he to?' instead of 'Where's he from?' which confused me for quite a while.
     
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    Alvin Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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  4. Jan

    Jan Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    It means the same as manana, lol, we all know what that means ;)

    Dreckley / Dreckly - at some point in the future; soon, but not immediately; like "maƱana", but less urgent (derives from English "directly" but differs in meaning) (c.p. Presently, British English, but formerly the meaning was "immediately") Dreckzel - threshold of a doorway

    https://www.google.co.uk/search?dcr...1532.0..0j0i131k1j0i10k1j0i13k1.0.GL0F6kfXJwk
     
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    Adrian Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I always thought "wares e to" was where is he or where is it. But that's bristol not Cornwall.
     
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    "Where's 'e at" is the one I've heard.
    Never knew quite how to interpret that one though. Is it, "Where is he" or a observation about a person's head covering?
     
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    Jonathan Edwards Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I think he lurks systematically. If I post anything spiky I get an email from David within the hour more often than not.
     
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  8. Liv aka Mrs Sowester

    Liv aka Mrs Sowester Moderator Staff Member

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    I could tell you @Jonathan Edwards but then I'd have to kill you ;)
    What goes on S4ME stays on S4ME!
     
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    Andy Administrator Staff Member

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    Uh oh, something else for Crawley to accuse him of. ;)
     
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