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Blacksmiths Arms, Offham

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On 4 Aug 2018 at 2:00am Local wrote:
Decent meal here tonight, Carribbean food was delicious! Good Harvey's and friendly service also. Worth a visit!
And it's pronounced Oafum
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 6:02am Oafem wrote:
Haven't been in there for over 40 years but it was good then. Hope that helps.
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 8:11am Locale wrote:
No it's not!
It's pronounced Offum!
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 8:25am Oafem wrote:
It's always been Oafem.
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 8:29am Locale wrote:
How bloody ridiculous.
No it hasn't.
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 9:02am Local wrote:
You're clearly not local then, anyone who says "Off" is a DFL!
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 9:36am Frank wrote:
How is the Offham near Maidstone pronounced?
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 9:42am Local wrote:
The dialects of Sussex and Kent varied in history Frank!
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 9:44am Charlie wrote:
Off-ham (off Hamsey), or Oaf-ham? This was discussed 6 years ago on this forum

Check it out here »
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 10:40am Cooksbridge Colin wrote:
It's Oafem and oive lived here for 70 years.
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 10:51am No Lees wrote:
No Sussex place name ends with the sound LEE, it's always LI.
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 1:49pm Apart from East Hoathly wrote:
and West Hoathly
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 2:29pm Staying in wrote:
@local. Your presence will no.doubt send it the same way as the snowdrop.
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 2:30pm Grafter wrote:
North chailey ... That's a Lee sound not a li sound.
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 5:03pm wanderer wrote:
Offham near Maidstone is off ham as I used to live nearby and its oaf ham here.
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 5:06pm Theresa's Philip wrote:
Had a super Caribbean meal in the garden last week; nice pint of Langham's, lovely couple - deserve support!
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On 4 Aug 2018 at 6:29pm Lark's Tongue wrote:
It's pronounced Judean People's Front...
Or is it People's Front of Judea?
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On 5 Aug 2018 at 8:13am in aspic wrote:
King Crimson
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On 6 Aug 2018 at 11:01am @local wrote:
It's pronounced `in-bred', as in backward gamon numpty
 
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On 6 Aug 2018 at 11:09am Gus wrote:
The flower daisy was pronounced "day's eye" because it opened up at sunrise therefore it was "the eye of the day". If that helps!


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