crivens

crivens

(ˈkrɪvəns)
interj
dialect Scot an exclamation of surprise, now more commonly used for comedic effect
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A visually impaired Wullie, who says "Jings, crivens, help ma Boab" if you press his button, has been created by pupils at Edinburgh's Royal Blind School
JINGS, crivens, help ma boab, the 25th world porridge-making crown has gone to Sweden for the second year on the trot.
Jings, crivens, help ma boab fans of The Broons are up in arms after claiming that some of the stories in their new annual are Christmas repeats.
Jings crivens, but this headlong rush to - ho, ho -"push the envelop", the witless expression that marketing whiz-bangs think is hip, lacks panache' the style that once marked us out as standing firm for proper values amid an ocean of mediocrity imposed by our transatlantic alliance, etc.
Algie Crivens III was 18 and fresh out of high school in 1991 when he was sentenced to 20 years in prison for a murder he id not commit.
We'll be presenting this award after translators work out what in the name of crivens these words mean.
Three separate independent evaluations have been conducted on WICS' work with female offenders, including Portland State University (PSU), Brandeis University and independent evaluators, Thelma Crivens and Rita Dorsey, in Memphis, Tenn.
JINGS, crivens, help ma boab this is a night of my life I'll never get back.
Jings and crivens! Ye'll be telling me next we'll need malaria shots fae oor annual fortnight in Blackpool.
When Algie Crivens III was released from prison in 1999, e thought his nearly decade-long nightmare had end After he was convicted of a 1989 murder, a judge sentenced Crivens to 20 years in prison.
I paid dearly with the pummelin' I took opposing Mullins last March, the blood-letting would have done Tarantino proud, and crivens, I feel as though I'm steering a similar course to a nightmare scenario.
Crivens! Maybe it's we English who should be seeking Home Rule ...