John McCullagh January 25, 2005
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Terms of abuse:

 
Lig         silly, ‘he’s just a lig’; act the lig: pay no heed to that lig!
 

Nyaff      small, impudent person

 
‘Yon nyuck’s a nyaff who’d giv’ ye the nyerps!’
 
Paghal          n. 1 useless worker;
                   n. 2 clothing bunched up at one’s rear end 
                   v. to get into difficulties
 
Boghal         boy (from Irish bauchaill)
 
Sloother       to cook badly; slabber, liquid mud
                   n. over-affectionate, given to making ‘cupboard love’
 
Tappy          silly old woman or hen
 
Flooster       confused, fussy, such a person
 
Glype           foolish, senseless person
 
Crowl           doubled-up person
 
Cutty           young girl; clay pipe; young boy.

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