Up Mike's?

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Up Mike's?

Post by trolley » Tue Jan 30, 2007 4:42 pm

Is anyone familiar with the phrase "up Mike's"? I'm pretty sure I have a grasp of what it means but I wonder how it started. I heard it said,often,in the "Maritimes"(Canadian for Nova Scotia, P.E.I., and New Brunswick). I suspect it has a UK origin,as that area is heavily influenced by Scottish, English, and Irish dialects.
"Has anybody seen my car keys?"
"Jeezus,Buy. No I ain't seenum but I'm sure there not up Mike's!"
Who was Mike and did he have some history of hiding things there?
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Post by dalehileman » Tue Jan 30, 2007 7:16 pm

Hi trolley and welcome. You might try Googling as follows:

"up mike's" words phrases origins
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Post by trolley » Tue Jan 30, 2007 7:54 pm

Thanks Dale
Pittsburguese for "nowhere in particular". Where was my head going?
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Post by dalehileman » Tue Jan 30, 2007 10:09 pm

Trolley: Don't feel bad, I've been there
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Post by Phil White » Tue Jan 30, 2007 10:30 pm


Originally posted by dalehilemanTrolley: Don't feel bad, I've been there
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Tue Jan 30, 2007 10:33 pm

Specifically, up Mike's what?
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Post by dalehileman » Wed Jan 31, 2007 12:30 am

Touche
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Post by russcable » Wed Jan 31, 2007 12:38 am

Erik_Kowal wrote: Specifically, up Mike's what?
I think Mike's last name may be Hunt.
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Post by trolley » Wed Jan 31, 2007 1:13 am

Update:
Michael's proctologist just phoned me and it looks like I'm still going to have to walk. Bummer.
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Post by gdwdwrkr » Wed Jan 31, 2007 10:53 am

There is that little iconic guy throwing stuff over his shoulder....
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