Tuesday, 19 April 2011

A Bit Mere

Following on from one of last weeks postings Literary connections or mere Edyecatshin. Where I wrote about one of my Uncle's aul sayins     'As fu as an egg's fu o meat.' 
Well tha nicht I he'd mind o anither yin in tha same vein.

As full (fu) as tha eye o a pick

Abin's proof that yinst tha hannles in it's brave an full. 

Other sayins which might be employed to show that someone has reached their capacity are:
As full as forty cats and As full as a po
However the last one is used mostly to indicate someone's level of inebriation and not how much they have had to eat.

Note: I am indebted to Liam Logan for the last two sayins.

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