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What Does The English (scottish) Word Haver Mean  
User currently offlineBR076 From Netherlands, joined May 2005, 1080 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 14440 times:

I was just listening to the Proclaimers song, I'm gonna be (500 miles) and some of the lyrics are:

Quote:
And if I haver, hey I know I'm gonna be
I'm gonna be the man who's havering to you

What is haver  Confused


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User currently offlineBR076 From Netherlands, joined May 2005, 1080 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 14440 times:

at 30 seconds




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User currently offlineCosec59 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 14436 times:

To haver is to talk nonsense.

User currently offline808TWA From Canada, joined Jan 2006, 701 posts, RR: 20
Reply 3, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 14427 times:

To babble on endlessly about nothing....Much like what happens here in the non-av forum  Big grin


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User currently offlineBR076 From Netherlands, joined May 2005, 1080 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 14425 times:

thanks both, in Dutch haver means oats  Smile


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User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 14402 times:

Quoting BR076 (Reply 4):
thanks both, in Dutch haver means oats

...a grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland appears to support the people, as Dr Johnson wisely observed.  rotfl 


User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 54
Reply 6, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 14341 times:

Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 5):
...a grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland appears to support the people, as Dr Johnson wisely observed.

Dr Johnson was also forced to listen to a Scotsman proclaiming on the wild and "noble prospects" of the Scottish countryside, and commented that "the noblest prospect a Scotchman ever sees is the road to England".  Wink



She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.
User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8416 posts, RR: 11
Reply 7, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 14337 times:
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Quoting BR076 (Reply 4):
in Dutch haver means oats

And in Afrikaans it is hawer.



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User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24815 posts, RR: 56
Reply 8, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 14308 times:

Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 5):

Shouldn't you be at Weight Watchers you fat  old  git?  Wink

Quoting Banco (Reply 6):
Dr Johnson was also forced to listen to a Scotsman proclaiming on the wild and "noble prospects" of the Scottish countryside, and commented that "the noblest prospect a Scotchman ever sees is the road to England". Wink

And you...one that is almost at the same age as Skidmarks. Respect yer youngers  old  bean, we do choose your Retirement home after all  snooty 



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User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 54
Reply 9, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 14297 times:

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 8):
Respect yer youngers old bean, we do choose your Retirement home after all

No, you just pay for it. So stop idling and get back to your desk.



She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.
User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24815 posts, RR: 56
Reply 10, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 14295 times:

Quoting Banco (Reply 9):
No, you just pay for it. So stop idling and get back to your desk.

Wheesht Michelin Man.
You are now dubbed as JGPH1A the Second.
Have at ye!



When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 54
Reply 11, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 14292 times:

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 10):
Wheesht Michelin Man.

I've seen your picture. You're a lot heavier than me, lardyboy.



She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.
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