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Old 24-04-2015, 22:43   #1
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hecky thump

Who the eck was Hecky Thump.Did he come from Accy or what?
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Old 24-04-2015, 23:43   #2
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Re: hecky thump

This should enlighten you, Jim.

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Old 25-04-2015, 00:06   #3
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According to an article on the Internet it's an ancient form of martial art originating from Lancaster using fierce-looking black puddings, and beginning in 1611 it was for people to defend themselves against the Pendle witches. Well I guess that's one (very funny) explanation.
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Old 25-04-2015, 05:20   #4
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Re: hecky thump

I thought "hecky thump" was a local phrase used in response to being surprised (usually used by the older generations).
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Old 25-04-2015, 07:19   #5
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You're quite right, AccyX. It is a phrase we old 'uns might use when we're surprised about summat, though since The Goodies made it 'famous' my kids use it on occasions. It's a North England expression, by heck it is.
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