The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #100455   Message #2015739
Posted By: Jim Lad
03-Apr-07 - 09:29 PM
Thread Name: Origins: I'm Asking You Sergeant, Where's Mine?
Subject: RE: Origins: I'm asking you sergeant where's mine
But what do you do wi' the gun in your hand,
When you're faced wi' a hundred, all bairns?


But what do you do wi the gun in yer haund
When yer faced wi' a hundred odd weans

A hundred odd is One hundred and some. Twenty odd would be Twenty two..three.. four... whichever. It's an estimation of "a bit more than the first figure mentioned". Doesn't mean the weans are odd.
"Weans".... Wanes