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MTWD Glossary
Discussion started by New Boy 2 , 09 January, 2020 09:45
MTWD Glossary
New Boy 2 09 January, 2020 09:45
As a new poster here, might I humbly request an update to the MTWD Glossary, please? I'm fairly sure I know who the Mexicans are but I don't understand what they are called that. There are many other phrases used with regularity on here that I puzzle over - I think an update is due!

Thank you.

Re: MTWD Glossary
rod/ed 09 January, 2020 12:57
Spaniards = MCC , due to flag colour
ABU = Anywhere but Uxbridge

Re: MTWD Glossary
dingy bags 09 January, 2020 14:45
The Mexicans come from over the border down Mexico way, or over the river if you prefer. Most of the terminology peculiar to this site eminates from one particular poster/life member, who has a real knack for these things.

Re: MTWD Glossary
freddie tittlemouse 10 January, 2020 18:22
Who or what are the vermin? Should they be avoided?

Re: MTWD Glossary
Bobstan 12 January, 2020 10:23
I assume the vermin will be some form of @#$%&, tittlemouse.

Re: MTWD Glossary
BeefyRoberts 12 January, 2020 11:38
The Vermin....
This was first started many years ago,at Uxbridge with the then groundsman Vic Domain (now head groundie at Durham).
We all congregated by the pavilion steps on the patio part at a game,group of friends who first met eachother via this website.A few still go to games,either together or a group,but we always sit together,and enjoy our day.
I think it was a 50 over game,but I may be wrong on that,but ale was consumed that day and Vic,I think just came up with the nickname and it just stuck.
One of our crowd has sadly departed us now,our great mate Diamond,who's anniversary is in a week or two.
Some have flown the nest,but there are a few still remaining.
We have a 'Vermin Corner' banner that has been signed by a few in the past that does at times make an appearance,but is heavy to carry!
I'm sure other Vermin could add to this story!

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 12/01/2020 11:41 by BeefyRoberts.

Re: MTWD Glossary
Primrose Hillbilly 20 January, 2020 16:37
The Mexicans' ground south of the Rio Grande that runs through London is, of course, the Hacienda.

For what it's worth, I think the best MTWD name for a current player is "Dial M" - so appropriate for the grim smiling man responsible for the despatch of so many batsmen.

Did you know that in both the 2018 and 2015 seasons, he averages more as a batsman for us in the CC than does our only centrally contracted player?

Re: MTWD Glossary
adelaide 22 January, 2020 11:12
Though not in the discipline for which he is centrally contracted.

Once upon a time Dial M was considered an all rounder but these days he is pure entertainment with bat in hand, particularly well suited to those without a particularly long attention span. How many successive sixes did he and TRJ hit at Scarborough? What a pity there was no live feed in those days and all I could do was listed to it and chuckle.


Re: MTWD Glossary
Darren Gosling 03 February, 2020 22:01
Loved Niall O'Brien's description of Tim's batting in the Test match at Lords last year as the "no look hook"

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