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les40

19th November 2012, 00:17
5D) Break the wicket I'm at, giving an oath (6,2,7)

Shiver MY timbers.
OR
Shiver ME timbers.

Just been trying to find out and discovered that the possessive should be - ME, but MY sounds right.
Both are legitimate phrases
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les40

19th November 2012, 00:18
Forgot to add that it hasn't got a crossing letter to find out.

I have

S-I-E-, m-, t-m-e-s
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mamya

19th November 2012, 00:23
consensus is 'My'
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les40

19th November 2012, 00:25
Cheers mamya, I didn't know we had a consensus
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mamya

19th November 2012, 00:32
Sorry should have said, asked many times and most are saying 'my' - in truth both should be allowed IMHO.
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mamya

19th November 2012, 00:37
Sorry rethink - the wicket 'I' am at - so MY is right.
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ajt1

19th November 2012, 08:13
Brewer's gives "my", and a quote:-

"I won't thrash you Tom, shiver my timbers if I do."

Captain Marryat, from Jacob Faithful
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