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On 23/11/2018 at 20:49, Barry Ferguson's Hat said:

I read somewhere recently that some car manufacturers have stopped doing this because so few people actually know about it.

Brought on quite a seethe, I must say, and I don't even drive.

Petrol diesel cap is always opposite side to the end of the exhaust.

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On 02/10/2019 at 20:46, johnnydun said:

Just throwing in more words Aberdonians use, that sound better than the words used by the rest of the country.

So awa n dook fir chips in the chipper ya bam and pick me up a rowie while yer at it gadge.

Think you will find its a buttery to the teuchters and rowies  to the toonsers

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3 minutes ago, Willie adie said:

Think you will find its a buttery to the teuchters and rowies  to the toonsers

Aye, thats exactly what I'm saying.

There is nothing more teuchter than calling someone from anything bigger than a village, a toonser.

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My Faither, Aberdonian, fan asked “fit like?” would reply “chavvin’ on”
I’m intrigued to find if this is an Aiberdeen thing or a mix of years working in Caithness

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6 minutes ago, Raidernation said:

My Faither, Aberdonian, fan asked “fit like?” would reply “chavvin’ on”
I’m intrigued to find if this is an Aiberdeen thing or a mix of years working in Caithness

Aberdonian as far as I know, I wis ay chavin', ken.

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My Faither, Aberdonian, fan asked “fit like?” would reply “chavvin’ on”
I’m intrigued to find if this is an Aiberdeen thing or a mix of years working in Caithness

Definitely aberdonian. Fit like? Chavvin’ awa’.

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On 04/10/2019 at 21:19, Falcor Roar said:

'Outwith' is a Scottish term. That has blown my mind. Is this common knowledge?

I discovered this a couple of years ago and did indeed find it mind blowing.  It sounds like a fairly formal English construction.  

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Batman kills about 6 people on average in each of the movies.
Are we talking collateral damage here?

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I found out yesterday the Dire Straits song Money For Nothing features uncredited backing vocals by Sting. It's obvious now I know but must have heard the song dozens of times and never realised!

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