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Thread #170180   Message #4118009
Posted By: Doug Chadwick
27-Aug-21 - 07:54 AM
Thread Name: BS: regional uk slang
Subject: RE: BS: regional uk slang
... how exactly does one go "Eggin' back o'Doigs" ??


With difficulty, it would seem, as there aren't many trees in a shipyard.

I suppose you could have been collecting eggs from sea birds which had nested on ledges of the ship repair buildings.

I am no ornithologist, so don't quote me on this.