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Manx words and phrases added to the OED

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5 hours ago, gettafa said:

There's to do a MEA, and the verb to Mount Murray.

For sure Gobbag (Govag) is there, as will be Gubay sometime.

What fucksmeoff is that the Irish word 'yessir' is now in there. The problem here is that the definition is entirely subjective and dependent on the person using the word and in what context. Its meaning can have so many connotations and not just that as outlined by Rhumsaa here: 


could be anyone that mate

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10 hours ago, kevster said:

Poltergeist, zeitgeist are two I can think of



10 hours ago, Albert Tatlock said:

But they are words in English usage...these Manx words are not.

“Have a skeet at that loaghtan, yessir.”

Is clearly a sentence in English using words in common usage by people for whom English is their first, indeed only, language. 

I don’t understand the negativity  


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3 hours ago, gettafa said:

A bookselling, ball juggling, commissioner

I get about

not above a spot of lollypopping

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