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ogy ogy ogy / oy oy oy
where does it come from and what does it mean, ogy ogy ogy / oy oy oy, I remember saying it in the playground in the eighties and i just heard it again, anyone know please, thanx
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The chant "oggie oggie oggie" is usually followed by a response of "oye oye oye" and is a nonsense chant often used at sporting contests. One explanation is that it started in Cornwall, where cornish pasties are still known as oggies. It is said that when their wives delivered lunch to the Cornish tin miners they would shout "oggie oggie oggie" into the mine. The miners would respond with "oye oye oye" to let the women know that they had been heard. We should look to the venerable Quizmonster, who is apparently acknowledged as this site's expert on the derivation of words to provide the ultimate answer.
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