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35 minutes ago, ThatBoyRonaldo said:

This conversation reminds me of the poster on here who hit out with 'dillion' as an example of a Scots word. Several pages of trying to work out wtf they meant later I realised they were saying 'dull yin' - as in what you might say if someone hit their head off something. 

Baffling.

Mispelling and confusion is more common with Scots and slang words because they’re not often written down except by dafties on social media. Part of the blame for this is the types on this thread who cringe and tell their children off for using useful and innocuous words like “yous”. This leads to mass confusion over whether (for example) it’s weans, weins or wains (it’s weans).


However, I’m not sure it’d ever be a struggle to work out dillion or dullion was “dull yin” as that is exactly how it is pronounced. See me after class.

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7 minutes ago, TheScarf said:

Grown adults who get wet over Disney+. It shows exclusively cartoons. Fucking grow up.

Does it not have all the marvel films and star wars films?

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On 02/07/2020 at 09:19, The OP said:

Mispelling and confusion is more common with Scots and slang words because they’re not often written down except by dafties on social media. Part of the blame for this is the types on this thread who cringe and tell their children off for using useful and innocuous words like “yous”. This leads to mass confusion over whether (for example) it’s weans, weins or wains (it’s weans).


However, I’m not sure it’d ever be a struggle to work out dillion or dullion was “dull yin” as that is exactly how it is pronounced. See me after class.

Growing up I always assumed the word was dillion, it was just people's accents making it sound like a u. 

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9 minutes ago, Skerla said:

Not cartoons though.

Martin Scorsese called them 'theme parks' so cartoons isn't too far fetched. 

Tbh though if you get Pixar with Disney+ that's not bad - they're generally far better than Marvel and recent Star Wars. 

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52 minutes ago, Miguel Sanchez said:

Growing up I always assumed the word was dillion, it was just people's accents making it sound like a u. 

Back in the day in my first ever job my very posh boss often used to use the phrase “high heid yin”, as upper class posh Scots are want to do to display their couthy North Britishness. I ended up having to go on a work trip to Sutherland to a big landed estate and at dinner had to explain to a bunch of equally posh London City types that it literally meant “high head one”. I’m not sure my erstwhile boss actually realised this. 

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