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Thread #163275   Message #3893165
Posted By: GUEST
10-Dec-17 - 08:44 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Glasga' Eskimos
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Glasga' Eskimos
Thought I'd better provide some explanation of Glesca linguistic terms for our American and English cousins, :0)

Gaff......Barbed hook for poaching fish.
Nyaff......Creep...person of no account...Usually prefixed by "Wee"
Stank......Drainage trap containing effluent.
Hairies.....Women of very low morals.
Jouk.......Dodge...hide from.
Rammy......Public altercation usually involving the use of weapons other than firearms.
Tear... Pronounced "Terr".....Having a good time...Usually associated with "Rammy"(see above)
Air....Pronounced "Err".... not easily located in 60's Glasgow.