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« on: 28/02/2009 18:09:08 »
Hi All, I'd like to ask Beaver if he'd like to be mounted behind a bar.



 

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« Reply #1 on: 28/02/2009 20:55:49 »
I have a feeling he would rather be mounted alive than in the hereafter.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 28/02/2009 22:19:52 »
 

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« Reply #3 on: 28/02/2009 22:57:23 »
Oh, I thought you would like it.
 

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« Reply #4 on: 28/02/2009 23:03:39 »
« Last Edit: 28/02/2009 23:05:30 by DoctorBeaver »
 

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« Reply #5 on: 28/02/2009 23:38:56 »


You're just too dense - "mounting" has other meanings than being put on a wall, bozo!
 

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« Reply #6 on: 01/03/2009 00:16:02 »
I know that, ya divvy!
 

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« Reply #7 on: 02/03/2009 03:22:58 »
divvy? as in divide - you have really lost it now, cowboy! (Beaver auditioned for Broke Back Mountain, you know.)
 

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« Reply #8 on: 02/03/2009 08:18:34 »
I think the 'divvy' Beaver was refering to was a 'divot'.

BTW, I wouldn't mind being mounted behind the bar, or the bike shed, or anywhere else!
 

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« Reply #9 on: 02/03/2009 10:19:20 »
Divvy is a British slang word meaning a stupid person. I'm not sure of its derivation.
 

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« Reply #10 on: 02/03/2009 14:08:52 »
Divvy is a British slang word meaning a stupid person. I'm not sure of its derivation.

I can certainly help you there, many moons ago, when I was but mere school boy with my slate & chalk, my mates and I started calling eachother 'divots', although I can't remember why. This got shortened to 'div' and anything daft done by a 'div' was 'divvy'. Whether we were the first to use the expression I wouldn't like to say, but this was about 40 odd 10 years ago.

Phew, hope nobody noticed that slip of the tounge, or fingers rather.
 

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« Reply #11 on: 02/03/2009 14:12:09 »
Div is a scouse word for idiot. It is short for divvy which in turn is a corruption of Deva. The Deva Hospital was a well known mental hospital (since renamed the West Cheshire Hospital) on the outskirts of Chester. Chester was founded by the Romans who named it Deva.

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Actually originates from prison slang in the UK. A job often given to the lowest inmates was to put cardboard dividers into boxes. Someone given this job was a 'divider' or a 'div'. Now used as an insult to those who display stupidity.

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« Reply #12 on: 02/03/2009 15:39:49 »
Interesting
 

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« Reply #13 on: 02/03/2009 21:18:42 »
I come from Cheshire! but the closest loony bin to be was the Mary Dendy Hospital. My Mum worked there. I liked the sheriff best. He kept shouting "Indians, get down!"
 

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« Reply #14 on: 03/03/2009 03:21:27 »
I know that, ya divvy!

Well, its the pot calling the kettle black.
 

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« Reply #15 on: 03/03/2009 16:12:26 »
Pots are inanimate objects and can't call kettles anything.
 

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« Reply #16 on: 04/03/2009 01:52:14 »
Poor Beaver - can't even wrap his feeble brain around a simple metaphor.
 

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« Reply #17 on: 04/03/2009 10:28:16 »
You are barking up the wrong tree if you think that metaphors are useful. They are merely red herrings that get in the way of proper language. Had I a garden path I should say that you are being well and truly led up it.
 

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« Reply #18 on: 04/03/2009 17:05:56 »
Pots are inanimate objects and can't call kettles anything.
Call the loony bin. Would you like to go to Mary Dendy or Deva!?
 

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« Reply #19 on: 04/03/2009 18:46:28 »
Pots are inanimate objects and can't call kettles anything.
Call the loony bin. Would you like to go to Mary Dendy or Deva!?

Can I go back to Rampton to my room with the nice soft walls?
 

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« Reply #20 on: 04/03/2009 22:07:54 »
Does Rampton have an Indian restaurant then?
 

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« Reply #21 on: 04/03/2009 22:12:02 »
Does Rampton have an Indian restaurant then?

I have curries delivered.
 

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