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Posted by Eskimo Nell on February 07, 2004 at 22:24:57:

In Reply to: words of our childhood posted by gt on February 05, 2004 at 20:12:40:

Washing the vessels = washing the dishes
gammy: faulty e.g. a gammy leg
cant: fun, crack e.g. we had great cant last night
deadly: terrific, great e.g. a deadly footballer
collossal: great e.g. the picture was collossal
And a couple of local pronunciations:
"Wind" often pronounced as "win" ("t" omitted)
"Cousin" often pronounced as "cousint" ("t" added!!)

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