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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-16-06 03:00 PM
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8. Blame RevCheese for my spelling.
I had it spelled "ooftah" originally.

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  -Does anyone know a Norwegian word that translates roughly to "uffda"? FuzzySlippers  Jan-16-06 02:15 PM   #0 
  - Uffda  RevCheesehead   Jan-16-06 02:27 PM   #1 
  - What? I spelled it right. You must need glasses.  FuzzySlippers   Jan-16-06 02:33 PM   #2 
     - you calling me a LIAR??  RevCheesehead   Jan-16-06 02:38 PM   #3 
        - That's a very interesting question.  FuzzySlippers   Jan-16-06 02:47 PM   #4 
  - It comes from an ancient Norwegian divinity:  jeff30997   Jan-16-06 02:52 PM   #5 
  - Reader of "The Badger" comics  Lurking_Argyle   Jan-16-06 02:56 PM   #6 
  - I usually see it spelled Uff Da  eyepaddle   Jan-16-06 02:56 PM   #7 
  - Blame RevCheese for my spelling.  FuzzySlippers   Jan-16-06 03:00 PM   #8 
     - What!?!?  eyepaddle   Jan-16-06 03:13 PM   #9 
        - About 3/4 Iowegian.  FuzzySlippers   Jan-16-06 03:16 PM   #10 
           - You are correct,  eyepaddle   Jan-16-06 03:23 PM   #11 
              - Yup. My maternal grandparents moved to Northern Iowa  FuzzySlippers   Jan-16-06 03:45 PM   #12 
  - You have to translate "uff da" situationally  Lydia Leftcoast   Jan-16-06 05:39 PM   #13 
     - I never knew it was used to express exhaustion.  FuzzySlippers   Jan-16-06 06:32 PM   #14 
        - I was told it meant "shit"  Gatchaman   Jan-16-06 08:09 PM   #15 
        - The literal translation is "Uff then'  eyepaddle   Jan-16-06 08:53 PM   #17 
        - I often use it to express tiredness/exhaustion.  Left Is Write   Jan-16-06 08:50 PM   #16 
           - Me too!  Beausoir   Jan-16-06 09:35 PM   #18 
           - My folks went to school in Appleton.  Left Is Write   Jan-16-06 09:38 PM   #19 
           - My grandmother used it often to express disgust.  FuzzySlippers   Jan-16-06 10:32 PM   #20 
              - My mom used it a bunch  eyepaddle   Jan-16-06 10:35 PM   #21 

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