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Any Wales folk here and what's happening up your turf. NorrStar

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capt_buzzard wrote: Any Wales folk here and what's happening up your turf. NorrStarYes we do have one:driving:
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I'm not so that's just two so far then.
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I'm from Wales but my parents are English so I feel I'm a bit of a mixture really.
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i am living in wales does that count
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There is an expression---------He will welsh on that bet or he welshed on the bet. I looked the word up and of course it means to renege, but I could not find any connection to WELSH people. Anyone no it's derivation?
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Lon wrote: There is an expression---------He will welsh on that bet or he welshed on the bet. I looked the word up and of course it means to renege, but I could not find any connection to WELSH people. Anyone no it's derivation?


I live in Welsh-speaking North Wales.
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Lon wrote: There is an expression---------He will welsh on that bet or he welshed on the bet. I looked the word up and of course it means to renege, but I could not find any connection to WELSH people. Anyone no it's derivation?


I don't think it has anything to do with the Principality. Rather like Dutch courage or French Leave.
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Lon wrote: There is an expression---------He will welsh on that bet or he welshed on the bet. I looked the word up and of course it means to renege, but I could not find any connection to WELSH people. Anyone no it's derivation?


Welch, if you please.
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William Ess wrote: I live in Welsh-speaking North Wales.


Some are... it's amazing how many people can speak only Welsh when there's

a "foreigner" about. Fortunately, it's not as hard as it was to get a drink there

on Sunday, nowadays.
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helefra wrote: I was born, grew up, went to school and lived in North Wales for 17 years. Thererore I'll always consider myself a welshie.;)


(mutter) Stating the b. obvious..... you are... "Welsh" - not the preferred term?

What is this "welshie"? Something to do with collies?
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Bill Sikes wrote: (mutter) Stating the b. obvious..... you are... "Welsh" - not the preferred term?

What is this "welshie"? Something to do with collies?


Welshie? New one on me. Must be a Hwntw expression............
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William Ess wrote: Welshie? New one on me. Must be a Hwntw expression............


That does not ROT... it must be Welsh!
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Bill Sikes wrote: That does not ROT... it must be Welsh!


Hwntw = South Walean.
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Post by Joannah »

Like William Ess, I too live in Welsh speaking North Wales
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Nice one, I'm a Hwntw too!

Nice to see Gogs also, oes unrhywun sy`n siarad Cymraeg?
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Sorry, Dynabertawe, the answer is nah, ond fi dwysgu siarad Cymraeg. Hope that makes sense!
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Joannah;878117 wrote: Sorry, Dynabertawe, the answer is nah, ond fi dwysgu siarad Cymraeg. Hope that makes sense!


Wrth gwrs mae e, gobeithio chi`n dysgu`n dda!
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Tria;397056 wrote: I could tell you the rude one that is said by outsiders of wales - but I'd probably get banned.:sneaky:


I think we all know what that is anyway, something about sheep perhaps?

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