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DILLIGAF
« on: 15.07. 2013 14:12 »
Chums,

I bought myself a motorbike jacket from a second-hand shop in Llangollen in Wales on Saturday. The jacket had a large patch fixed across the back of the shoulders. The patch had the word DILLIGAF embroidered on it; what could that mean I wondered; was it the name of the previous owner; did it have a Welsh meaning, (in Welsh there are many names containing double L's)?
When I got home I Googled the word DILLIGAF. If you don't already know what it means I suggest you do the same!

I have removed said patch.
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Re: DILLIGAF
« Reply #1 on: 15.07. 2013 15:00 »
not so much Welsh/Gaelic?  as graphic Angle Saxon



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Re: DILLIGAF
« Reply #2 on: 15.07. 2013 17:32 »
lol. Or maybe just an advertisement ?  ;)  www.watches2u.com/watches/dilligaf.html

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Re: DILLIGAF
« Reply #3 on: 15.07. 2013 18:57 »
If I'd seen that watch advert any time before last weekend I would have assumed that Dilligaf was just the manufacturers name!
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Re: DILLIGAF
« Reply #4 on: 15.07. 2013 20:51 »
They look like the type of watch you buy in Bali for $2. But they have one labeled Triumph so must be good. *roll* *whistle*
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Re: DILLIGAF
« Reply #5 on: 15.07. 2013 22:35 »
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Re: DILLIGAF
« Reply #6 on: 16.07. 2013 11:53 »
lol. Or maybe just an advertisement ?  ;)  www.watches2u.com/watches/dilligaf.html

If you would wear one of these watches you would make a statement that you don't care about a watch......... but you are wearing one....... so you should not then.....but then you have to put it back on.......but then again..... *???* *???* *???*

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Re: DILLIGAF
« Reply #7 on: 16.07. 2013 13:34 »
Hi Graybeard,

What are you doing with the patch?

I guess it would look great on my garage wall behind the vice.  Then every time things are not going right I could glance at it, have a giggle and hopefully my frustrations would be subdued.

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Re: DILLIGAF
« Reply #8 on: 16.07. 2013 16:19 »
I left it at my sons house. I doubt he will want it though; if he doesn't want it it's yours.
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Re: DILLIGAF
« Reply #9 on: 16.07. 2013 18:23 »
That would be great and there would be a pint waiting for you at the 2014 National Rally & Open Day if I don't see you before then.

FYI, my A10 with the swept back pipes has been sold and now resides in France so I introduced the Super Rocket to it's first distance run and club camp last weekend.  240 trouble free miles made me a happy chappy.

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Re: DILLIGAF
« Reply #10 on: 16.07. 2013 19:37 »
Well, as you gave me that regulator case I don't believe you owe me anything!
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