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What Does The English (scottish) Word Haver Mean

Wed Dec 06, 2006 5:05 am

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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RE: What Does The English (scottish) Word Haver Mean

Wed Dec 06, 2006 5:07 am

at 30 seconds

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RE: What Does The English (scottish) Word Haver Mean

Wed Dec 06, 2006 5:09 am

To haver is to talk nonsense.
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RE: What Does The English (scottish) Word Haver Mean

Wed Dec 06, 2006 5:16 am

To babble on endlessly about nothing....Much like what happens here in the non-av forum  Big grin
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RE: What Does The English (scottish) Word Haver Mean

Wed Dec 06, 2006 5:19 am

thanks both, in Dutch haver means oats  Smile
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RE: What Does The English (scottish) Word Haver Mean

Wed Dec 06, 2006 5:40 am

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 
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RE: What Does The English (scottish) Word Haver Mean

Wed Dec 06, 2006 7:42 pm

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
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RE: What Does The English (scottish) Word Haver Mean

Wed Dec 06, 2006 7:46 pm

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

And in Afrikaans it is hawer.
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RE: What Does The English (scottish) Word Haver Mean

Wed Dec 06, 2006 10:25 pm

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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RE: What Does The English (scottish) Word Haver Mean

Wed Dec 06, 2006 10:59 pm

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.
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RE: What Does The English (scottish) Word Haver Mean

Wed Dec 06, 2006 11:01 pm

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!
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RE: What Does The English (scottish) Word Haver Mean

Wed Dec 06, 2006 11:05 pm

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 10):
Wheesht Michelin Man.

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