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Re: What does that mean?
« Reply #30 on: April 13, 2018, 06:08:40 PM »
Lobscouse

A stew of meat, onions, potatoes, ship's biscuits, etc, made by C19 sailors. Similarly named stews are known from Germany and Scandinavia, with the Latvian "Labs kauss" (Good Bowl) a possible ultimate origin of the term. Its popularity in the port of Liverpool is the likely origin of the term "Scouser" to refer to Liverpudlians.
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