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BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked

12 Mar 04 - 01:26 PM (#1134901)
Subject: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Raptor

Post Here if you can understand the thread title but don't spoil it by writing it!

Its a Newfoundland saying

Raptor


12 Mar 04 - 01:30 PM (#1134907)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: GUEST

kendall taught as ALL about that phrase. WOBH is a useful shorthand.


12 Mar 04 - 01:30 PM (#1134909)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: John MacKenzie

I thought it was the four most common words in the Irish language!
John


12 Mar 04 - 01:39 PM (#1134920)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Little Hawk

Where awl gun o' dye!


12 Mar 04 - 01:40 PM (#1134922)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Blackcatter

So what should we post?


12 Mar 04 - 01:51 PM (#1134944)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Little Hawk

It does ent madder. Where awle gun o' dye!


12 Mar 04 - 01:57 PM (#1134953)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Raptor

Owah

Tennah

Siam


12 Mar 04 - 01:59 PM (#1134955)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Raedwulf

Explain someone please. I can remember seeing a piccie of Philthy Phil Taylor (ex drummer for Motorhead, yes, I'm basically a headbanger (not necessarily mine, be warned... ;) )) proudly displaying a T-shirt with almost this slogan ("Whale Oil Beef Hooker"). I didn't know what it meant then, I'm none the wiser now...


12 Mar 04 - 02:03 PM (#1134961)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: WFDU - Ron Olesko

say to outloud, repeat, say it faster. I think you will get it. Make sure there are no kids or conservatives around.


12 Mar 04 - 02:04 PM (#1134965)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: WFDU - Ron Olesko

oops... that was supposed to be "say it outloud"


12 Mar 04 - 02:09 PM (#1134971)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Cuilionn

Onyane ken langer examples o this peculiar linguistic art? The ainly ither ane Ah've seen is a rendition o "Little Red Riding Hood" (ca'd "Ladle Rat Rotten Hut") that stairts as follows:

"Wan spawn term, dare worsted ladle gull hoe left wetter murder honor itch offer lodge dock florist..."

(Read it oot loud a few times...a grait bit tae memorise for impromptu pub/ceilidh orations.)

Yirs in jolly obfuscation,

--Cuilionn


12 Mar 04 - 02:12 PM (#1134974)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Rapparee

One of the earliest folk songs I learned:

Friar jerker, friar jerker
Dormer view dormer view
sunny lay martini sunny lay martini
drink drank drunk
drink drank drunk


12 Mar 04 - 02:17 PM (#1134984)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: GUEST,MMario

Cuilionn ~ yup - somewhere in the dark recesses of the forum you will find a number of stories rendered thus. or maybe just the links to them. It's been a while.


12 Mar 04 - 02:50 PM (#1135009)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: kendall

You have a great memory, Raptor


12 Mar 04 - 03:24 PM (#1135051)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Raptor

I seriously don't know what you're talking about. But then again I don't remember what I had for lunch. Help me out Kendal.


12 Mar 04 - 05:09 PM (#1135128)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Peace

kendall, you sayin' Raptor has great mammaries? It's getting strange on this site.


12 Mar 04 - 05:16 PM (#1135132)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Amos

I think Kendall is referring to his earlier exposition of the same trick, Raptor -- it was a couple of years back as I recall...backwhen Mbo was still Mbo. :>)


A


12 Mar 04 - 06:05 PM (#1135155)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Homeless

Cuilionn -
Ladle Rat Rotten Hut is a story from the book "Anguish Languish" by Howard L. Chase. The book contains other stories including "Guilty Looks Enter Tree Beers," "Center Alley," and "Violate Huskings."


12 Mar 04 - 10:08 PM (#1135292)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Cuilionn

Oath Hank Cue!

Ice hall gory tit a'sewing a sigh kin gutter guppy...


Oak Odd! Ahab Noah dear ape ears in cud gits tucking satchel aim ode!!! Ode Ear, Ode Ear!!!

--Cuilionn


13 Mar 04 - 03:13 AM (#1135375)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Gurney

2 Y's U R,
2 Y's U B,
I C U R
2 Y's 4 Me.
Auntie used to write that out.


13 Mar 04 - 03:59 AM (#1135381)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: John MacKenzie

I vaguely remember an old joke, in which a man with a strong German accent is trying to describe a candle, the only bits I remember are...
Ja ein kendall, nein not ze town in der Lake District. I mean ein kendall mit ein vick, nein not der stuff for rubbink on your chest ven you haff a cold. etc etc
John


13 Mar 04 - 05:31 AM (#1135402)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Dave the Gnome

No one will get it if the say 'who'ked rather than 'hu'ked. Does that help Raedwulf?

Did you know that Lemmy sang lead vocals on Hawkwinds 'Silver Machine' btw. Nothing to do with the thread but since you mentioned Motorhead:-)

Cheers

DtG


13 Mar 04 - 08:40 AM (#1135448)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: GUEST

There's also the one where you can adopt a Jamaican accent if you say "beer can sandwich".

The effect's lost with a Gloucester accent tho'


13 Mar 04 - 08:44 AM (#1135449)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Dave Hanson

Yep, we all will in the end.
eric


14 Mar 04 - 03:49 AM (#1135975)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: selby

Is this Similar to "Norfolk and Good"?
Keith


14 Mar 04 - 05:03 AM (#1135993)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Mr Red

this was also seen in NZ as Grafiti. The full Quote for that instance is.

When the Atom Drums Bop, Whale Oil Beef Hooked


14 Mar 04 - 05:32 AM (#1136003)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: catspaw49

Why I love the 'Cat...........Kendall taught us all the expression but this thread led to another post with more from Cuillion which brought out the post by Homeless on the book.....which I shall FIND!!!!

Thank you one and all.......especially Homeless!

Spaw


11 Jan 17 - 12:43 PM (#3831936)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: keberoxu

This phrase has now been immortalized by mystery author Louise Penny in her Three Pines / Armand Gamache series, twelve books long and little sign of stopping. Penny puts it in the mouth of one Billy Williams. I recommend "How The Light Gets In," quoted by permission from Leonard Cohen.


11 Jan 17 - 01:18 PM (#3831943)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: robomatic

Lirty Dies anyone?


11 Jan 17 - 06:22 PM (#3831977)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Teribus

Hells teeth first heard this one as a joke in Primary School damn near sixty years ago.


12 Jan 17 - 12:07 PM (#3832115)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Nigel Parsons

ABCD Goldfish
MNO Goldfish
SDR Goldfish
RDL Goldfish


12 Jan 17 - 03:38 PM (#3832154)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Peter the Squeezer

I ran a bug around a tree.
I'll have his blood.
He knows I will.


12 Jan 17 - 06:25 PM (#3832184)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Joe_F

N.P.: Aliter,

ABCD goldfish?
LMNO goldfish?
OSMR goldfish.
CMPN?


12 Jan 17 - 06:27 PM (#3832185)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Joe_F

The second "?" should be "!".


12 Jan 17 - 06:34 PM (#3832188)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: keberoxu

....his bloody nose I will? Lord, I'm slow...


13 Jan 17 - 04:09 AM (#3832243)
Subject: RE: BS: Whale Oil Beef Hooked
From: Doug Chadwick

More than that keberoxu, the first line is: "I ran a bugger round a tree ..."

DC