"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?
I suspect that it's far more likely to be a euphemism for "Hell" - as indeed is "heck".
- Henever Lewis 03/November/05