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    England slangs? Or dialects?

    1) neffy-pooh = ?

    From Harry Potter (The Chamber of Secrets):

    Is that my Dudders?
    Is that my little neffy-pooh?


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    2) windy-wandy = ?
    3) Rippy-pippy-pooh = ?

    From Harry Potter (The Chamber of Secrets):

    A little drop of brandy-brandy windy-wandy for Rippy-pippy-pooh.

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    Re: England slangs? Or dialects?

    This sounds like baby talk to me- is the first 'nephew'? If so, then it's baby talk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by colin1987
    1) neffy-pooh = ?
    From Harry Potter (The Chamber of Secrets):
    Is that my Dudders?
    Is that my little neffy-pooh?
    ----------------------
    2) windy-wandy = ?
    3) Rippy-pippy-pooh = ?
    From Harry Potter (The Chamber of Secrets):
    A little drop of brandy-brandy windy-wandy for Rippy-pippy-pooh.
    For English slang list, try http://www.peevish.co.uk/slang/

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