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It's widespread, one meaning of the word "up" being "fully" or "completely" - see this scan from Chambers' dictionary..:)

 

yes, it's widely used in Canada too.

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Stop talking such rubbish....

 

Dat talkin a load o tripe...

 

Shut di gob an gi de arse a chance....:o

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My Mum used to come out with the following based on my first name:-

 

If tha Bob dunt gee our Bob

That bob he owes our Bob

Our Bob ill gee your Bob a bob in eye!

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Mind your own business and eat your own biscuits :(

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Someone earlier reminded me from wot they said. If someone said wots she look like, my mother would reply ' er arse is as wide as wicker arches '.

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and.....if I hadn't washed behind my ears & neck properly, my mother would say ' get in kichen an av nuther wosh, can see tates growin bind yer ers ':hihi::hihi:

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I have enjoyed reading this thread, my nan used to say to me

if thy dont behave i will hang your guts for garters i dont no if this is a sheffield thing tho but a lot that i have read she said to me

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Someone earlier reminded me from wot they said. If someone said wots she look like, my mother would reply ' er arse is as wide as wicker arches '.

 

if someone was clever (in both senses, of being "lary" or just plain bright) they'd be described as being "As wide as the Wicker Arches!"

 

(wide as used in the sense of "wise")

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Finger, Thumb, and a rusty bum.........:roll:

 

Great game this,not for wimps, you'll find how its played under one of its other names, Jimmy Knacker.

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Ok folks.Heres one.This tea time we had a salad with crusty bread,got the lurpak out of the fridge,proceeded to try and butter the bread but it was tearing the bread.The husband goes,you need to MONJ it up in the tub with a knife so it melts faster? Monj??? Anyone else heard of monjin butter before? :confused:

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