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Thread: A Glossary of Vine Abbreviations and Phrases

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    Default Glssy of Vine Abbs & Phras's

    A million "thank you's" from a new Grape on the Vine. A newbie veggie grower.
    I think I can try to keep up a little better now that some of the hieroglyphics known only to those who have many years of experience /knowledge of all things that grow!!!
    (Just got to try to remember 'em all now....!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by bearded bloke View Post
    G4's bestest ever word .................... Bummocks
    Nope, that's attributable to 'Bumps' aka The lovely PumpkinBecki. Mine aren't nearly so polite

    Nutter! (Yeh, that's one o'mine!)

    My others are things like 'Chuff it!' 'Chuffin' 'eck/ell...' etc

    I am however, responsible for the origination of the typo 'Christmad' for which I seek no apology, as it is wholly appropriate and, in fact, now a commonly used alternative.
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    VVS ...the Virtual Vine Show...held every year over the summer months and into Autumn where peeps show off their produce! ( there are even prizes for the top 3 winners! )
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    Blowaway - a temporary greenhouse consisting of a polythene cover over a tubular metal frame - often resembling a tent, known for its susceptibility to winds.
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    Gardener's Rest is actually the home of the most convivial virtual pub on the interweb. It has the most Glorious pint of the Black stuff imaginable and a space specially reserved for me. . Well I'm always first in and last out. . It is also the home of the most popular barmaidAttachment 58014.

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