Scouse: (lobskause) was brought to the city by sailors from Scandinavia. People outside of Liverpool when visiting sampled and enjoyed the dish that it was vary popular in and outside of Liverpool so much so that outsiders nicknamed the people of Liverpool scousers after the dish.
Originally it was a vegetable and fish dish eaten by Vikings.It became a stew of anything you had .
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Where does By gum come from?
Nice one Ron... this is known as a minced oath. Evoking the name of god was common in Medieval times , as in goodbye = god be with you, god's oath = god's teeth, god knows=god's nose. The Victorians frowned upon the direct 'blasphemy' hence the minced 'by g' expletives and by gosh there were many.
Expletives then became bodily functions or parts....