Nac Mac Feegle Dictionary

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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed May 27, 2009 11:29 am

I think you'll find that the actions, if not the verbalisation of
Who's Wee Dug wrote:"The Crossin' 'o' the Arms" "The Tappin' 'o' the Toes" and the dreaded "Pursin' 'o' the Lips"
are in fact universal in most female-dominated relationships and not just the domain of the Feegles nor indeed Scots of any persuasion... :P

You insignificant others stand no chance :twisted:
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu May 28, 2009 10:26 pm

But there again I did not give a monkey's. :twisted:
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Postby Omnia » Mon Jun 01, 2009 3:13 pm

I find the Feegles easier to understand if I read their parts aloud too, but this usually results in me falling into fits of giggles due to the voice that I give them :)
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Postby ghostsecurity28 » Thu Oct 14, 2010 7:57 pm

I have to admit I struggled with the lingo in carpe jugulum . Thought considering been in scotland for the past 4 years with an idea how it should be I was very lost.
Appears to be a lot easier in the tiffany books though :)

could be a new gimmick make a dictionary of feegle to english with illustrations.

I have a scots to english dictionary somewhere do you think that would help?:lol:
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Oct 14, 2010 9:50 pm

ghostsecurity28 wrote:I have to admit I struggled with the lingo in carpe jugulum . Thought considering been in scotland for the past 4 years with an idea how it should be I was very lost.
Appears to be a lot easier in the tiffany books though :)

could be a new gimmick make a dictionary of feegle to english with illustrations.

I have a scots to english dictionary somewhere do you think that would help?:lol:
Och aye hen it wid. :mrgreen: :lol:
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Postby ghostsecurity28 » Thu Oct 14, 2010 11:42 pm

yes, you think it would then :)

have to try and locate it :lol:
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Oct 14, 2010 11:47 pm

:mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Postby Tonyblack » Fri Oct 15, 2010 12:16 am

The Feegles in Carpe Jugulum were easier to understand if you read out loud. :wink:
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Postby ghostsecurity28 » Fri Oct 15, 2010 1:58 am

Thankyou Tony unfortunately I feel self concious about reading aloud to myself !! Kind of like are people who happen to overhear me going to think I am a wee bit slow or mad :D
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Postby Penfold » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:35 am

Tonyblack wrote:The Feegles in Carpe Jugulum were easier to understand if you read out loud. :wink:

I could even understand the other passenger's reactions to me when I tried it on the train! :lol:
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Postby Beautiful Dirt » Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:24 pm

Actually, joking aside, I find I understand what the Feegles are saying better if I read out loud.


Joking aside? I think listening to someone do that would be hilarious :lol:
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Postby high eight » Sat Oct 23, 2010 9:04 pm

Who's Wee Dug wrote:Tina that is quite factual in Scotland in the older times,"The Crossin' 'o' the Arms" "The Tappin' 'o' the Toes" and the dreaded "Pursin' 'o' the Lips" by Jeannie when they have come home late. Oh! and the silent glare. :lol:


So, of course, is Waily Waily. PTerry is showing his love of folk music (again):

O waly, waly up the bank
And waly, waly, down the brae
And waly, waly yon burn-side
Where I and my love wont to gae
I leaned my back unto an aik,
And thocht it was a trusty tree,
But first it bow'd and syne it brak,
Sae my true love did lichtlie me.
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Postby poohcarrot » Sat Oct 23, 2010 11:14 pm

high eight wrote:O waly, waly up the bank
And waly, waly, down the brae
And waly, waly yon burn-side
Where I and my love wont to gae
I leaned my back unto an aik,
And thocht it was a trusty tree,
But first it bow'd and syne it brak,
Sae my true love did lichtlie me.

I think I understand all that except "lichtlie".
What does lichtlie" mean? :?
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sun Oct 24, 2010 12:06 am

It can mean scornful,licentious,ungrateful, any spelling mistooks is because this font on my netbook is so small. :lol:
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Postby poohcarrot » Sun Oct 24, 2010 2:15 am

Ta! :D
Makes sense.
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