[amsat-bb] An explanation of the word whinging - from an Englishman's perspective.

john hackett la2qaa at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 4 13:30:17 PST 2011

      Herewith, an explanation of the term whinging ...

Some dictionaries give the definition of whinging as complaining while others derine it as complaining 
in a continual whining manner ... the keyword being 'continual'.

The colloquial 'Manchester' definition of whinging is a repetitive comment - as has been noted several times on various reflectors --- (ergo - 'continual').

One particular station stated he resented being referred to as a whinger ...

No offence was intended on my part but if offence was inadvertantly taken, I sincerely apologise.

73 John.   <la2qaa at amsat.org>


Despite the LA callsign, I am! a Limey from Manchester so perhaps I should have chosen my words 
a little more carefully, again ... no offence was intended.

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