thanks for the brief etymology, yt and urm. never heard of that before.
i need to get on the dog and bone to my scot buds over a bullock and steer, so i can learn new dickie birds, easy peasy lemon squeezy.
i'm quite knackered myself. over the last month or so, i've worked 1 week of days, 2 weeks of midnights, 1 week of days, and i'm back on the midnight shift again. next week, back on days.