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Thread #11353 Message #84031
Posted By: The Shambles
04-Jun-99 - 04:07 PM
Thread Name: I give up. What's a HOGEYE?
Subject: RE: I give up. What's a HOGEYE?
I always thought that the term 'navvies' was from navigation. The people that worked on the inland waterway systems and canals in the UK were known as 'navvies' because they worked on the (inland)'navigations'.