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 Post subject: Favver
PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 1:36 pm 
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Means- resemble e.g. 'e favvers 'is dad. (he looks like his father)


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 Post subject: Re: Favver
PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 6:29 pm 
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I remember my grandad saying something which sounded like " Too much smoke oop t'favver oil"..meaning..."too much smoke's going up the chimney"...or summat like.


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 Post subject: Re: Favver
PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 7:21 pm 
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I think favver is a corruption of favour - I've heard favours being used to mean resembles.

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 Post subject: Re: Favver
PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2009 2:52 pm 
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I use the word favver when I am comparing likenesses.


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 Post subject: Re: Favver
PostPosted: Tue Aug 10, 2010 12:07 am 
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We used to say you'll have to favver it out for yourself .

Think it out !

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