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Meanwhile, in Australia .. (mate!)

 
 
nimh
 
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Reply Fri 25 Nov, 2016 09:35 am
@nimh,
Haver, hawer, I guess is the same thing ... so I present you the inimitable MC Hawer, with his hit "The door of the pub opens out to the street":

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Walter Hinteler
 
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Reply Fri 25 Nov, 2016 09:41 am
@nimh,
nimh wrote:
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Haver? What's the source of that? I get it as in maybe "my best haver nimh said...." but what's the origin?

Etymologically speaking, you mean? No idea, not that well versed in Hungarian etymology.
It's borrowed to the Hungarian language from Yiddish (khaver). (In American Yiddish, it's chaver.)
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Ceili
 
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Reply Fri 25 Nov, 2016 02:13 pm
@chai2,
Buddy is very Canadian.

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