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    Newbie to this forum and tq for the acceptions.
    From Singapore Michel. I am nervous coz this forum is very hay wire. nevertheless tq.
    Last edited by r937; 11-08-07 at 21:30.

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    very hay wire?
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    I am nervous coz this forum is very hay wire
    I haven't heard the expression 'hay wire'. Is it perhaps Canadian?
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    no, it's english
    Quote Originally Posted by wiktionary
    1. Roughly-made, unsophisticated, decrepit (from the use of haywire for temporary repairs; Originated because of frayed wires sitting near hay in a hot barn, which caused an explosion. The barn ceased to exist, and it was referred to as having gone "haywire.").
    2. Behaving erratically or in an uncontrollable manner, especially of a machine or mechanical process.
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