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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

The Queen's English

Nary (for not any)- he owns nary a thing but the clothes on his back
peart (for feeling well) miss jones seems to be feeling right peart today
slue (for many) we caught a whole slue of fish
tee-toncey- (for tiny) i'll have just a tee-toncey piece of pie
arn (iron) she has to arn the clothes
arter (after) jack and jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. jack fell down and broke his crown and hill came tubling arter
ast(asked) you can ast directions at the next town
ball (bullet) the ball went through the deer's body
bile(boil) she will bile the water. the bile on his leg was painful
cheer (chair) pull up a cheer and set a spell
claphat (hasty) he always acted in a claphat manner