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Re: "Is it Hannover!"

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on November 02, 2005

In Reply to: "Is it Hannover!" Posted by P Joyce on November 02, 2005

: "Is it Hannover!" used as a term of disbelief, in the context of "Is it Heck!" by my Grandmother (N/W England) could be corruption of Henniver?

What's Henniver?
I suspect that it's far more likely to be a euphemism for "Hell" - as indeed is "heck".