Posted by Bella on April 17, 2003
In Reply to: SOME HELP FROM SPAIN!!!!!!! posted by marian on April 17, 2003
Hello! You will almost certainly receive some responses which are more detailed, but the essential meanings are:
"Fancy Dan"---Dressed-up, formal, "showing off a bit" as opposed to casual blue jeans.
"Shag-all"--Not much, bits and pieces, "we need to go grocery shopping, there isn't a lot here".
"a mad splurge (spending spree, buying a lot) of "Go On You Devil Justification"--Devil is also a commonly used slang word, once used in admiration ("He's a devil with the ladies") with the "divil" spelling hinting that it is an Irishman speaking, and the sentence meaning talking yourself into something you know you shouldn't do, like buying the last chocolate eclair at a bakery!
"Old Space"--I do not know, unless it refers to an old TV show, for example here in America we used to have a show, original episodes in the early '60's, called "The Twilight Zone", and the theme music (signature tune) is often hummed when weird things happen.
"On-Again", et cetera--Arse is that upon which you sit, "the south end of a north-bound mule", usage is "go away".
"Hot on the Heels"--So close your heels are burning, as if someone has lit a match and put in in your shoe.
Hope this helps!