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From: Alan <>
Subject: Re: [Sc-Ir] Scundered
Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2005 23:52:09 +0100
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RBradley wrote:

> Scundered verb found out or discovered, usually whilst trying to
> do something of debateable legality, eg. "see ye got scundered working
> the dole..."
>
> phrases uttered and spluttered by the perplexing people you may meet
> in Northern Ireland.
>
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/gmhp/dictionary/dictionary_s.shtml



Never heard it being used like that before at all.


Ulster-Scots Voices
http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/voices/atilazed/s.shtml

*Scunner*: A feeling of loathing.

'She took a right scunner at him from the very start.'



*Scundered*: Embarrassed, mortified.

'I was completely scundered when he walked in on me like that'.



--

Faugh A Ballagh

Lámh Dhearg Abú

*Tha Hamely Tongue:-*
Houl yer whist - keep quiet / don`t butt in
Ye hallion - you tearaway
Skreigh o day - crack of dawn / day
Scundered - fed up


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