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6th Apr 2012, 12:19  

Twiglet says:

Yikes!

6th Apr 2012, 15:00

EJ says:

My thoughts exactly!
He was very accommodating though and waited patiently for me to get a 5p for scale before I moved him outdoors!

6th Apr 2012, 18:36

Viv says:

quite a specimen :)

6th Apr 2012, 18:59

Craft says:

We have a cat who dispatches all 8 legged visitors...

6th Apr 2012, 22:05

Craft says:

More accustomed to the English use of the word *muckle*, I looked up the Scots meaning. I see why you chose that title now.. : - )

7th Apr 2012, 09:23

EJ says:

I live in a very spidery house but they're all liberated to the great outdoors unharmed : )

7th Apr 2012, 15:56

Twiglet says:

Many Happy Returns of the Day EJ x Have a good one!

14th Apr 2012, 07:12

EJ says:

Thank you, it's been lovely so far : )

14th Apr 2012, 16:03

swamprose says:

*goes off to find translation of muckle*
Fan Annie roared, “Ye muckle gype, tak' aff yer Nicky Tams.”
or
A geordie word.
Used to describe something, as a substitute for very or extremely.
'I hope it's muckle hot'
'He's muckle fit'

going to try using it today..

16th Apr 2012, 11:16

Viv says:

:) @ swamprose

16th Apr 2012, 11:31

EJ says:

A guid Scots word meaning 'large' in this context......did you manage to slip it into general conversation SR??

16th Apr 2012, 18:22

swamprose says:

I tried. Everyone ignored it. Will try harder.

18th Apr 2012, 14:32