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16 October 2014
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Eariwig: 1. To listen to another person's conversation:"He's eariwiggin' again".

2 The common earwig, (we seem to like adding or removing letters." From: Alan Armstrong

 

Eat the face off - tell off - 'Me ma et the face uh me' From: Brian

Mark adds: Eating (or Aighting) the face off can also mean a particularly frantic form of what the English call snogging - "he was eating the face off her right in the middle of the street"

 

Eat the head off: To tell off, reprimand, admonish or to attack verbally
From: Sally Kelly

 

Eejit: Idiot. Also 'buck eejit' as in total idiot. From: Shane Campbell.

 

Effort: object (any) ie "He was luggin that big effort everywhere with him"
From Anto McCrory

 


Eggy. Afraid, "he's eggy, he won't jump" From John Maze

Elder: Udder. From: A O'Kane


Elaskit: Elastic. 'Giviz an elaskit ban', I wanna make a caddy (catapult).' From: Anon

 

Entry: Alley. From Kev Mac

 

Eyes peeled: keep your eyes peeled or skinned for - make sure you dont miss. From anon

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