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The word 'Outwith" ... How many English posters use this word?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by anon4561, May 27, 2011.

  1. Just curious....It is a Scottish word, but most definitely not recognized in Australia....Is it generally recognized in England?
     
  2. I can't believe you didn't say "generally recognized outwith Scotland"!
     
  3. annie2010

    annie2010 Occasional commenter

    Have not heard this before, but would love to know it's origins-fascinated by language variations!
     
  4. Two Annies with matching avatars!
     
  5. lurk_much

    lurk_much Occasional commenter

    Outwith, never use it, it looks good but I have no idea what it means or if it means anything at all.
     
  6. 'sbutterfly season?
     
  7. I say outwith!
     
  8. Er....that might of course be because I am Scottish
     
  9. It's outwith your frame of reference, then? Hey, Lurk, do you know what chuckies are? (ssh, Cosmos)
     
  10. Chuckies are those blokes in skirts that throw them telegraph poles about....or are they t ossers?
     
  11. I say "elsewise" does that count?
     
  12. Milkandchalk

    Milkandchalk New commenter

    Anyone wearing their baffies?
     
  13. lurk_much

    lurk_much Occasional commenter

    No are they some sort of fried delicacy?
     
  14. OK.... I give in........ whit's a 'baffie' Milkie?!
     
  15. Oh! Wow! Just had an 'edit' button appear on this!
     
  16. Milkandchalk

    Milkandchalk New commenter

    Slippers! [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  17. Milkandchalk

    Milkandchalk New commenter

    Annie, I think you'll love this
     
  18. Yep! I found that funny too!
     

  19. Totally amazing!!!! I didn't know about this!! Have I told you how much I love you recently......[​IMG]
     
  20. jacob

    jacob Lead commenter

    I'd never heard it before I moved to Jockland, and I've never heard it since I left. Stupid term, unlike some Scottishisms which are endearing and amusing.
     

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