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Slevs or Slevers

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by whitecrook, 6 Oct 2009.

  1. whitecrook

    Sgarrista

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    Does anyone know what is meant by 'slevs' or 'slevers'? It's also possible to have 'a slev' I can find only a couple of references via google to this excellent word that occurred to me earlier.
     
  2. timaloy

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    never heard it before m8 sounds like a slave my misses hehe
     
  3. whitecrook

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  4. The Halk

    Capodecina

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    It's a Scots word.
     
  5. _dogma_

    Wise Guy

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    Yep, can be pronounced "slave-ers" too. :)
     
  6. roid

    Wise Guy

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    Those crazy scots :D
     
  7. Tee Hee Johnson

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    I dont know it :(
     
  8. D D Danneh

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  9. Curunen

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    Slevvering ~ slobbering?
     
  10. whitecrook

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    pretty much.
     
  11. ash_scotland88

    Soldato

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    we use slobbering here.

    here being edinburgh.
     
  12. Ross1234

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    Its "slavers"
     
  13. semi-pro waster

    Man of Honour

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    Dinnae haver man, we use slavers an a'. :p

    It's one of those brilliantly Scottish words that conveys so much meaning with it.
     
  14. eddiemcgarrigle

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    In Glasgow it's referred to as 'slabbers'.
     
  15. Tee Hee Johnson

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    That sounds more familure!
     
  16. Mahnsikir

    Wise Guy

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    ooooh slaver, until I read that out in my head, I had no idea what slevering this thread was going on about. :rolleyes:

    Got it now and all I can say awesome word that needs to be used more.