Halloween – la stchelette

October 10th, 2011

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Halloween – la stchelette

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Since the skeleton staff is on duty at L’Office du Jèrriais during half-term, it seems appropriate to start a week’s worth of Halloween-related posts with skeletons.

  • j’m’en vais t’mett’ les os dans eune pouque = I’ll give you what for
  • il a l’s os mos = he’s getting on a bit
  • i’ n’a qu’la pé et l’s os = he’s all skin and bones
  • eune cranne = a skull
  • la cranne ès os crouaîsis = skull and crossbones
  • l’s os d’la tèrre = certain stones left through superstition in fields