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#123848 - 02/26/04 06:32 PM Re: the Yiddish substrate in Cockney  
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you leave mickey out of this!
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#123849 - 02/26/04 06:34 PM Re: the Yiddish substrate in Cockney  
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extracting the borax?


#123850 - 02/26/04 06:40 PM (parenthetically)  
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I feel the need to point out that Pfranz Capfka and Faldage of Fong are thick as thieves. Y'all know how guys are. Mickeys notwithstanding, they show affection by poking fun at each other; I think that phenomenon is under Rule #9 1/2 in the Male Bonding Manual.


#123851 - 02/26/04 07:31 PM Is it now...  
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... the case that yez lot in the States poke the mickey? No doubt that's why our British sense of humour is so alien to you - after all, we take the mickey around here.

:-P


#123852 - 02/26/04 07:38 PM mickey bliss  
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Cockney rhyming slang is cool: http://www.quinion.com/words/qa/qa-tak1.htm .


#123853 - 02/26/04 07:54 PM Re: Is it now...  
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yez lot in the States poke the mickey?

Naw. USns slips people mickeys.


#123854 - 02/26/04 07:59 PM Re: Is it now...  
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And both the Mickeys (Finn and Bliss) in question derive from the slang term for a Hibernian, yes?


#123855 - 02/26/04 09:21 PM Re: Is it now...  
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Nope; an Irishman, mate!


#123856 - 02/27/04 01:44 AM Re: Defen(c,s)e  
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Oh, I think that Faldo is quite capable of riposting on his own behalf! Reposting mends fences...


#123857 - 02/27/04 05:01 AM Re: Defen(c,s)e  
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And repotting grows larger ferns.


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