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scooterscot
14th September 2007, 08:46
"Shut that door open"

or

"Who belongs to this"

Ah the linguistic challenges of working in Wales...

Swiss Tony
14th September 2007, 09:07
Crikey boyos, that’s allot of Fuzzy Wuzzies

BoredBloke
14th September 2007, 09:22
"Famous Welsh phrases or sayings"

How do I get its legs into my wellies dad?

DBA_bloke
14th September 2007, 09:22
Why have I got 3 eyes and why is Mum my sister? (North Wales, only).

BoredBloke
14th September 2007, 09:25
or

You must meet my wife and my sister - oh no here she is now!

malvolio
14th September 2007, 09:41
Speaking as a real Welshman (well, a Pembrokeshire one, at least), my two favourites are always:

Who's coat is that jacket?

and

I put it on the table and when I looked again there it was, gone.

Robster
14th September 2007, 09:44
Who's coat is that jaacket, 'angin up on the floor with a pasty in the pocket

Bluebird
14th September 2007, 09:50
twll dy din

DBA_bloke
14th September 2007, 09:55
twll dy din

That's rude, look you.

[EDIT] Welsh swearing sounds a bit crap, doesn't it? Nothing, nothing like as good as proper English swearing. "twll dy din": may as well mean "Tut-tut". 1-nil to the English, as per.

Swiss Tony
14th September 2007, 10:00
Went to a lovely hotel in Cardiff for the rugger some years past and thought I’d pop into the hotel bar for an early pint at 11:30.

Cheery chap behind the counter said that he couldn’t serve me until 12:00 as the bar wasn’t open.

Not to bother, the pre-game was on the telly so I picked up a paper and had a quiet read.

5 minutes later the same cheery lad asked if I’d like a pint whilst I was waiting!

DBA_bloke
14th September 2007, 10:02
5 minutes later the same cheery lad asked if I’d like a pint whilst I was waiting!

Bet it was a different bloke. The in-breeding makes 'em look alike. May have even been his aunty.

Swiss Tony
14th September 2007, 10:03
:laugh same lad!

(bloke next to me looked miffed, he'd only asked for a Bacardi and Coke ..... Myfanwy!!!)

NoddY
14th September 2007, 10:31
Speaking as a real Welshman (well, a Pembrokeshire one, at least), my two favourites are always:

Who's coat is that jacket?

and

I put it on the table and when I looked again there it was, gone.

Isn't Pembrokeshire regarded as 'little England beyond Wales'?

I found out recently a dialect of Old English, called Yola, was also spoken in Co.Wexford just across the water:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yola_language

scooterscot
14th September 2007, 10:35
Isn't Pembrokeshire regarded as 'little England beyond Wales'?

I found out recently a dialect of Old English, called Yola, was also spoken in Co.Wexford just across the water:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yola_language

Pride and Prejudice country, lovely. Not that I watch such trash I'm a hardened engineer.

gingerjedi
14th September 2007, 10:39
Whilst I was in Cardiff if I ventured into the wrong pub I often heard "get out you English *******":rolleyes:

DS23
14th September 2007, 10:43
there's lovely

Sysman
14th September 2007, 10:50
Pride and Prejudice country, lovely. Not that I watch such trash I'm a hardened engineer.
Correction: You are a hardened engineer who is economical with the truth.

HTH :)

gingerjedi
14th September 2007, 10:56
"Isn't it"

chicane
14th September 2007, 10:58
Whilst I was in Cardiff if I ventured into the wrong pub I often heard "get out you English *******":rolleyes:

This often happens to English people in the pubs here in England. If you're not in-bred, you're not coming in.

Pondlife
14th September 2007, 12:34
Nice shoes them boots

you reading that paper you're sat on?

BoredBloke
14th September 2007, 12:36
So is this thread meant to show that our leek munching sheep botherers are a little on the thick side?

scooterscot
14th September 2007, 12:45
Whilst I was in Cardiff if I ventured into the wrong pub I often heard "get out you English *******":rolleyes:

Watch out Troll will have you believe that was a public house in Scotty land you walked into

scooterscot
14th September 2007, 12:50
So is this thread meant to show that our leek munching sheep botherers are a little on the thick side?

Just if your a contractor and you find yourself working in leek munching sheep country, that we might prepare a pocket guide for our fellow contractors.

BoredBloke
14th September 2007, 13:00
I heard that if they see you 'reading' that in those parts they burnt you for being some sort of witch.

Bluebird
14th September 2007, 13:05
I heard that if they see you 'reading' that in those parts they burnt you for being some sort of witch.

reading what?

BoredBloke
14th September 2007, 13:07
"prepare a pocket guide"

Bluebird
14th September 2007, 13:10
"prepare a pocket guide"

ahh, got you now.

But you were wrong about the witches, we like our pagan rituals in this part of the world - you know where you can go with your new fangled christianity relegions....

wendigo100
14th September 2007, 13:11
reading what?Anything.

Do Bluebird programs have words in them?

Churchill
14th September 2007, 13:11
"Shut that door open"

or

"Who belongs to this"

Ah the linguistic challenges of working in Wales...

"Oi Jones the perv, get your dick out of my sheep!"

Bluebird
14th September 2007, 13:12
Anything.

Do Bluebird programs have words in them?


yep, and loose change sellotaped inside for chucking opposition fans.

Bluebird
14th September 2007, 13:14
"Oi Jones the perv, get your dick out of my sheep!"

just think - all those lovely lamb kebabs you've had in the past, have already been "had" !