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'Mrs Brown's Boys' Live DVD trailer, clips, dictionary - watch

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New trailers and clips have been unveiled for the live DVD of Mrs Brown's Boys.

Brendan O'Carroll enjoyed two series and a Christmas special before this year's Good Mourning Mrs Brown live tour.



Mrs Brown's Boys Live Tour - Good Mourning Mrs Brown is released on DVD on November 12 and is available for pre-order now.

Also available is the second series of the show, with special features including the end of series wrap, extended scenes and O'Carroll's jokes between series.

To promote the DVD, the team behind the show have provided an 'Eejit's Guide to Brown Speak' which you can read below.



The A-Z of Dublin Slang

Alan Wickers(n): nickers; as in keep your alans on; calm down.
Amadán (n): idiot
Ara be whist (v): shut up.
Arseways (a): "I did it all arseways" = I made a complete mess of it!

Bake (n): face/mouth
Baluba (n): "stop acting like a Baluba". Horseplay. Derived from the Baluba tribe Belgian Congo. Several Irish soldiers killed by them in the early 1960s
Baz (n): pubic hair
Bazzer (n): haircut
BOBFOC (n): Body Off Baywatch, Face Off Crimewatch, eg. "she's a Bobfoc"
Brown Trout (n): excrement

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Crack (n): fart
Craic (n): (pronounced crack) fun time and good conversation
Crock (n): bad car; crock of shite is same as ball of shite.

Dickey Dazzler (n): an over dressed man
Diddies (n): breasts
Drain da snake (phr): take a leak
Dry your arse (phr): Shut up and stop acting like a child.

Eejit (n): idiot

Fair whack to ya! : well done!
Feck (n): used instead of the other F word
Fecker (n): used instead of the other F word
Fifty pence lifesaver (n): condom
Fluthered (a): drunk
Flying low, you're (phr): your zip is undone
Foostering (n): wasting time

Gack (n): Foolish or stupid person. Can also be pronounced "gackawacka", or "gacky"
Gicker (n): your bum [up the gicker (no man quicker)]
Give him a toe in the hole (v): kick up the backside
Gooter (n): penis
Goozer (n): kiss

Hard Neck (n): cheek
Horrors (n): drunk, e.g. I was in the horrors last night
How's the form? (phr): how are you?



I'd eat a farmer's arse through a blackthorn bush! (phr): I'm hungry
If I were mad, I would! (phr): I certainly won't
I've a mouth on me (phr): I'm hungry
I've a throat on me (phr): I'm thirsty

Jacks (n): toilet
Jammy client (n): class A fool
Jam on your egg (n): wishful thinking; will never happen
Japers! (exclam): Gosh, really?
Jibber (n): person afraid to try new things
Johnny-jump-up (n): pint of Guinness mixed with Bulmers (cider)

Kip (n): a dump or a dive
Knick-knacking (v): ringing a doorbell and running away

Laudy daw (n): snob
Life of Reilly (phr): carefree, hedonistic
Little green man (phr): a small bottle of Jameson's
Longers (n): long trousers
Lurching (v): slow dancing up close

Maggot, Stop acting the ... (ph): stop messin' around
Me arse and Katty Barry! (phr): yeah sure!
Melted (a): very tired
Mentaller (a): crazy guy
Mountainy (a): as in "She's a bit mountainy"; term of abuse for women from the country denoting big and rough like a mountain.

Nip (n): nude, as in 'I saw her in the nip'
Noggin (n): head
Not the full shillin' (phr): deficient in the IQ department
Numbs (n): drunk, e.g. I was in the numbs last night
Nunny bunny (n): five pounds in money

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Oinseach (n): an eejit; from old Irish meaning scabby old woman
Oirish(n): typically, clichéd Irish(ness)
On the pig's back (phr): in a celebratory mood

Pint of plain (n): a pint of Guinness
Plankin' it (phr): very nervous
Plonker (n): idiot
Pogue (n): kiss
Pulling me plum (v): doing absolutely nothing
Putting it on the long finger (phr): putting it off, procrastinating

Quare hawk (n): odd fella

Ri-Ra (n): fun and excitement
Riverdance (n): the act of committing suicide in the Shannon. "so and so did The Riverdance"
Rossie (n): brat
Rubber as in "I was rubber last night" (phr): my legs were made of rubber I had so much to drink
Rubber Dollies (n): running shoes

Scab (n&v): one who scabs (constantly borrows or tries to get freebies); scabby, stingy
Scanger (n): stupid female
Scran (n): food
Scratcher (n): bed
Sketch (n): usually a girl who looks a state
Skinny (n): lowdown, gossip e.g. gis the skinny on me ol' mate
Sky diver (n): a fiver (5 pounds)
Steever (n): a kick in the backside
Suckin' diesel (v): having a good time



Thick as a ditch (phr): really stupid person
Tool (n): idiot
Toucher (n): someone who is always looking for a handout
Twistin' hay (v): means you're starting trouble, usually in a playful way

Up the yard!: be off with ya!

Vixen (n): cute woman

Walrus (n): fifty pounds in money
Wall-falling (a): knackered, exhausted
Wee Folk (n): Leprechauns
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Wet the tea (v): make tea (comes from the practice of wetting the leaves in the bottom of the pot
Wojus (a): poor or bad; "That tea is wojus."

Yoke (n): a thing (pass me that yoke) or (ya feckin yoke)
Yonks (n): a long time
Yoyo (n): euro

Z (n): when you need to get some sleep you need to get some zeds.
A final gaelic filler
Zero (n): nialas


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