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There is a Gale blowing out there!

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♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 28 Jan 2013 17:38

Well the snow has gone, but now an icy wind be whistling by, rattling my back door it is. :-

BarbinSGlos

BarbinSGlos Report 28 Jan 2013 17:49

Last night we had the worst thunder and lightening I have ever experienced

Soo frightening. Very windy and raining today so roll on May??????

♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 28 Jan 2013 17:55

It is now raining again, here in East Sussex. The Rother flooded yesterday, this will not help at all. As you say Barb roll on May.

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 28 Jan 2013 18:50

It's blowin a hooley round these ere parts.

I have just been watching the rain falling under the garden lamp. It's blowing in all directions, mostly horizontal.

Batten down the hatches tonight me thinks!

BarbinSGlos

BarbinSGlos Report 28 Jan 2013 18:54

Hi Prickles
Whats a hooley

Used to have a hooley hoop ;-)

Batten down........ not heard that for yonks :-D :-D

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 28 Jan 2013 19:13

I first heard the expression........."Batten down the hatches" when i was in trenches Barb.

;-) :-D

BarbinSGlos

BarbinSGlos Report 28 Jan 2013 19:18

I fawt hatches was on boats :-S
Not in ditches

Um scuze me you didn't answer my question
Dont have to get my dictionary out again do I :-|

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 28 Jan 2013 19:25

Ooo yeah, your right Barb.
I clean forgot about the time i spent on a submarine.

I need to check if "Hooley" is in the dictionary!

:-D

BRB

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 28 Jan 2013 19:29

..............or possibly hoolie. This expression for a strong gale seems to be quite common in the UK now.


blow a hoolie v. phr. (of weather) to storm; to forcefully gust, blow, and rain. Editorial Note: The stand-alone hoolie ‘a severe storm’ is rare outside of the blow a hoolie construction. It is sometimes spelled hooley. Etymological Note: Perhaps connected to hooley defined by Jonathon Green’s Cassell’s Dictionary of Slang as “a rip-roaring party” and marked as originally Irish, though the sense has a history in the US as well. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)



;-)

BarbinSGlos

BarbinSGlos Report 28 Jan 2013 19:30

Short for hooli gan????

Can you tell me fones broke
Haven't heard the sound of me own voice for hours :-D :-D :-D

Wend

Wend Report 28 Jan 2013 19:33

It's right breezy round my parts tonight too :-D

I thought hoolie meant having a bit of fun >>>>>>>>>>>>>>> off to check dictionary >>>>>>

Wend

Wend Report 28 Jan 2013 19:37

Wrong - that's Prickly Hooly :-D

BarbinSGlos

BarbinSGlos Report 28 Jan 2013 19:39

How posh are you tonight PH

Not in my CONCISE Oxford one tongued dictionary it isn't.

Get your thermals on Wend ;-) ;-)

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 28 Jan 2013 19:43

Oompah, oompah, oompah, oompah.
Ging gang hoolie hoolie hoolie hoolie watcha,
Ging gang goo, ging gang goo.
Ging gang hoolie hoolie hoolie hoolie watcha,
Ging gang goo, ging gang goo.
Hayla, oh hayla shayla, oh hayla shayla, shayla, oh-ho,
Hayla, oh hayla shayla, oh hayla shayla, shayla, oh.
Shally wally, shally wally, shally wally, shally wally
Oompah, oompah, oompah, oompah


Stick it up yer jumper!

Hang on......or was that goolie??

:-D

Wend

Wend Report 28 Jan 2013 19:49

Now, now Prickles - don't lower the tone - go and have your stake n chips :-D

BarbinSGlos

BarbinSGlos Report 28 Jan 2013 19:50

Ummmmmm I need to ask
Have you taken your medication P.
:-D

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 28 Jan 2013 19:52

Yes Barb.....

Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

:-D :-D :-D

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 28 Jan 2013 21:29

The snow is snowing and the wind is blowing
But I can weather the storm!
What do I care how much it may storm?
For I've got my love to keep me warm
I can't remember a worse December
Just watch those icicles form!
Oh, what do I care if icicles form?
Oh, I've got my love to keep me warm
Off with my overcoat, off with my glove
I need no overcoat, I'm burning with love!
My heart's on fire, the flame grows higher
So I will weather the storm!
What do I care how much it may storm?
Oh, I've got my love to keep me warm

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 28 Jan 2013 21:30

stake and chips Wend - you suggesting Prickles is a vampire? :-D

Wend

Wend Report 28 Jan 2013 21:41

No, Ann, but she's a bleddy nightmare sometimes ;-) ;-) :-D :-D