A Language Question For The Linguists

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Re: A Language Question For The Linguists

Post by Dr. Medulla » 22 Sep 2017, 7:10pm

"Had the biscuit"—the missuz seems to think that this is a Saskatchewan expression. Admittedly, to me it does seem like the kind of dorky quasi-folksy thing that muh people do say, but I don't know if it is, in fact, a regionalism. So, anyone else grow up with the expression?
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Re: A Language Question For The Linguists

Post by BostonBeaneater » 22 Sep 2017, 11:44pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
22 Sep 2017, 7:10pm
"Had the biscuit"—the missuz seems to think that this is a Saskatchewan expression. Admittedly, to me it does seem like the kind of dorky quasi-folksy thing that muh people do say, but I don't know if it is, in fact, a regionalism. So, anyone else grow up with the expression?

Does it mean finger fucking in the high school sense?

If so, yes.
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Re: A Language Question For The Linguists

Post by Dr. Medulla » 23 Sep 2017, 6:19am

BostonBeaneater wrote:
22 Sep 2017, 11:44pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
22 Sep 2017, 7:10pm
"Had the biscuit"—the missuz seems to think that this is a Saskatchewan expression. Admittedly, to me it does seem like the kind of dorky quasi-folksy thing that muh people do say, but I don't know if it is, in fact, a regionalism. So, anyone else grow up with the expression?

Does it mean finger fucking in the high school sense?

If so, yes.
:lol: No, so no.
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Re: A Language Question For The Linguists

Post by JennyB » 25 Sep 2017, 10:32am

Dr. Medulla wrote:
22 Sep 2017, 7:10pm
"Had the biscuit"—the missuz seems to think that this is a Saskatchewan expression. Admittedly, to me it does seem like the kind of dorky quasi-folksy thing that muh people do say, but I don't know if it is, in fact, a regionalism. So, anyone else grow up with the expression?
You mean, like if someone asks me "What did you have for breakfast?" and I respond "I had the biscuit?"
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Re: A Language Question For The Linguists

Post by Dr. Medulla » 25 Sep 2017, 10:38am

JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:32am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
22 Sep 2017, 7:10pm
"Had the biscuit"—the missuz seems to think that this is a Saskatchewan expression. Admittedly, to me it does seem like the kind of dorky quasi-folksy thing that muh people do say, but I don't know if it is, in fact, a regionalism. So, anyone else grow up with the expression?
You mean, like if someone asks me "What did you have for breakfast?" and I respond "I had the biscuit?"
Nope, it means finished or fucked. E.g.,
"So, Harvey, how's your truck running?"
"The fucker's had the biscuit. No way I'll be able to go to the Chickenfoot show."
Walrus birth doesn't make good breakfast conversation!

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Re: A Language Question For The Linguists

Post by JennyB » 25 Sep 2017, 10:48am

Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:38am
JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:32am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
22 Sep 2017, 7:10pm
"Had the biscuit"—the missuz seems to think that this is a Saskatchewan expression. Admittedly, to me it does seem like the kind of dorky quasi-folksy thing that muh people do say, but I don't know if it is, in fact, a regionalism. So, anyone else grow up with the expression?
You mean, like if someone asks me "What did you have for breakfast?" and I respond "I had the biscuit?"
Nope, it means finished or fucked. E.g.,
"So, Harvey, how's your truck running?"
"The fucker's had the biscuit. No way I'll be able to go to the Chickenfoot show."
I like it! I am going to adopt the phrase.
Got a Rake? Sure!

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Re: A Language Question For The Linguists

Post by Dr. Medulla » 25 Sep 2017, 10:52am

JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:48am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:38am
JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:32am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
22 Sep 2017, 7:10pm
"Had the biscuit"—the missuz seems to think that this is a Saskatchewan expression. Admittedly, to me it does seem like the kind of dorky quasi-folksy thing that muh people do say, but I don't know if it is, in fact, a regionalism. So, anyone else grow up with the expression?
You mean, like if someone asks me "What did you have for breakfast?" and I respond "I had the biscuit?"
Nope, it means finished or fucked. E.g.,
"So, Harvey, how's your truck running?"
"The fucker's had the biscuit. No way I'll be able to go to the Chickenfoot show."
I like it! I am going to adopt the phrase.
Perfect if you need to go undercover in Moose Jaw.
Walrus birth doesn't make good breakfast conversation!

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Re: A Language Question For The Linguists

Post by JennyB » 25 Sep 2017, 10:58am

Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:52am
JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:48am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:38am
JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:32am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
22 Sep 2017, 7:10pm
"Had the biscuit"—the missuz seems to think that this is a Saskatchewan expression. Admittedly, to me it does seem like the kind of dorky quasi-folksy thing that muh people do say, but I don't know if it is, in fact, a regionalism. So, anyone else grow up with the expression?
You mean, like if someone asks me "What did you have for breakfast?" and I respond "I had the biscuit?"
Nope, it means finished or fucked. E.g.,
"So, Harvey, how's your truck running?"
"The fucker's had the biscuit. No way I'll be able to go to the Chickenfoot show."
I like it! I am going to adopt the phrase.
Perfect if you need to go undercover in Moose Jaw.
When am I not undercover in Moose Jaw? They should just rename it Moose Jew.
Got a Rake? Sure!

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Re: A Language Question For The Linguists

Post by Dr. Medulla » 25 Sep 2017, 11:29am

JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:58am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:52am
JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:48am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:38am
JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:32am


You mean, like if someone asks me "What did you have for breakfast?" and I respond "I had the biscuit?"
Nope, it means finished or fucked. E.g.,
"So, Harvey, how's your truck running?"
"The fucker's had the biscuit. No way I'll be able to go to the Chickenfoot show."
I like it! I am going to adopt the phrase.
Perfect if you need to go undercover in Moose Jaw.
When am I not undercover in Moose Jaw? They should just rename it Moose Jew.
That was awful. ;)
Walrus birth doesn't make good breakfast conversation!

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Re: A Language Question For The Linguists

Post by JennyB » 25 Sep 2017, 11:48am

Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 11:29am
JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:58am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:52am
JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:48am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:38am


Nope, it means finished or fucked. E.g.,
"So, Harvey, how's your truck running?"
"The fucker's had the biscuit. No way I'll be able to go to the Chickenfoot show."
I like it! I am going to adopt the phrase.
Perfect if you need to go undercover in Moose Jaw.
When am I not undercover in Moose Jaw? They should just rename it Moose Jew.
That was awful. ;)
I know.
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Re: A Language Question For The Linguists

Post by Kory » 25 Sep 2017, 12:18pm

JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:48am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:38am
JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:32am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
22 Sep 2017, 7:10pm
"Had the biscuit"—the missuz seems to think that this is a Saskatchewan expression. Admittedly, to me it does seem like the kind of dorky quasi-folksy thing that muh people do say, but I don't know if it is, in fact, a regionalism. So, anyone else grow up with the expression?
You mean, like if someone asks me "What did you have for breakfast?" and I respond "I had the biscuit?"
Nope, it means finished or fucked. E.g.,
"So, Harvey, how's your truck running?"
"The fucker's had the biscuit. No way I'll be able to go to the Chickenfoot show."
I like it! I am going to adopt the phrase.
This seems way more like Aussie slang than anything else.
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Absolutely. Here's another collection of words:

Table salt (spoon hinge)
Octopus (Ukraine)
St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
Pat Sajak (PSak)
Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
Heraclitus (EMI)
Developers (Developers Developers)
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Re: A Language Question For The Linguists

Post by Dr. Medulla » 25 Sep 2017, 12:45pm

Kory wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 12:18pm
JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:48am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:38am
JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:32am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
22 Sep 2017, 7:10pm
"Had the biscuit"—the missuz seems to think that this is a Saskatchewan expression. Admittedly, to me it does seem like the kind of dorky quasi-folksy thing that muh people do say, but I don't know if it is, in fact, a regionalism. So, anyone else grow up with the expression?
You mean, like if someone asks me "What did you have for breakfast?" and I respond "I had the biscuit?"
Nope, it means finished or fucked. E.g.,
"So, Harvey, how's your truck running?"
"The fucker's had the biscuit. No way I'll be able to go to the Chickenfoot show."
I like it! I am going to adopt the phrase.
This seems way more like Aussie slang than anything else.
I am insulted! Australian? Ugh.
Walrus birth doesn't make good breakfast conversation!

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Re: A Language Question For The Linguists

Post by Kory » 25 Sep 2017, 12:55pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 12:45pm
Kory wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 12:18pm
JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:48am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:38am
JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:32am


You mean, like if someone asks me "What did you have for breakfast?" and I respond "I had the biscuit?"
Nope, it means finished or fucked. E.g.,
"So, Harvey, how's your truck running?"
"The fucker's had the biscuit. No way I'll be able to go to the Chickenfoot show."
I like it! I am going to adopt the phrase.
This seems way more like Aussie slang than anything else.
I am insulted! Australian? Ugh.
Respect the Aussie slang, you drongo.
Inder:
Absolutely. Here's another collection of words:

Table salt (spoon hinge)
Octopus (Ukraine)
St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
Pat Sajak (PSak)
Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
Heraclitus (EMI)
Developers (Developers Developers)
Boogie With Your Children

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Re: A Language Question For The Linguists

Post by Dr. Medulla » 25 Sep 2017, 1:00pm

Kory wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 12:55pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 12:45pm
Kory wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 12:18pm
JennyB wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:48am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Sep 2017, 10:38am


Nope, it means finished or fucked. E.g.,
"So, Harvey, how's your truck running?"
"The fucker's had the biscuit. No way I'll be able to go to the Chickenfoot show."
I like it! I am going to adopt the phrase.
This seems way more like Aussie slang than anything else.
I am insulted! Australian? Ugh.
Respect the Aussie slang, you drongo.
The idea of respecting anything Australian goes against the ideals of the Enlightenment.
Walrus birth doesn't make good breakfast conversation!

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Re: A Language Question For The Linguists

Post by Silent Majority » 25 Sep 2017, 1:08pm

Bogan is my favourite Aussie slang word.
'But also: hey dude, you can just go looking for more glasses. They're all free now. '

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