Johnny Groat's House

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Message 32559 · 15 Nov 2002 00:06:52 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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As Goss says
>
> Common examples are ...
> postie - mailman (Postie¦s Jig)
> brickie - mason
> wifie - woman with shopping bags
> workie - any worker
> manie - small man
> heidie - head master
> groupie - afficianado or fan of a group
> roadie - porter for a rock group
> kiltie - highlander, or kilt wearer
> clippie - ticket taker on a bus
> etc.
>
> Personally, I would discourage this trend in dance
> names as it can be confusing, and redundant names my
> exist for different dances.

AND
Mackie for Mackey :))

Happy Dancing
Cheers :)
Ron

Ron Mackey. London Branch (and Croydon)
39, Grove Park Road,
Mottingham
London SE9 4NS

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