Word of the Week

off:
The phrase for the off has several meanings:
1.  about to leave, departing:  “Is that you for the off?  Ah’ll see ye doon the road.”
2.  being dismissed from a job:  “Ah hear there’s five ae us fur the off.”
3.  about to die:  “Wan merr fright like yon an’ Ah’ll be for the off.”
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