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Thread #162422   Message #3865353
Posted By: Mr Red
10-Jul-17 - 02:27 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: thatcher's language (roofing)
Subject: Folklore: thatcher's language
Thatching glossary

Fleeking, Stulch, Leggett, Liggers, Yealm. What a wonderous language they had.

All trades have jargon - it is easier than spelling it out with a dozen words when you have to just get on with the job. But other peoples' dialect is always fascinating.

What trade & jargon interests you?