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  • n. Holidays (time off work or time spent travelling).


Shortened from holidays (Wiktionary)


  • We might get two weeks of sun if we're lucky and they usually arrive in the middle of exams or when you're on your holliers.

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  • Dodge City in the Dail on the first day back after the Christmas holliers. - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Mind you then the TD's and teachers are all on holliers for the summer so we can just stop writing checks and have the new currency ready for when the guarantee expires and the holidays are over …

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  • It seems a pity that you wasted your day thinking about "teachers on their holliers" - and all because DMcW just happened to mention teachers in his article.

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  • It may be more than that, as the primary teachers 'union, the INTO, voted this week to engage in rolling strikes from next September, which certainly won't endear them to many parents who have just reacquired a bit of peace and quiet after the long summer holliers. - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Is he on his holliers or has he just gone to ground? he?? - 3,4,5,6,7,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,27,28,29,30,32,33,34,35,36,37,38,39,41,42,48,49,50,52

  • Is he on his holliers or has he just gone to ground? - 3,4,5,6,7,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,27,28,29,30,32,33,34,35,36,37,38,39,41,42,48,49,50,52

  • Yeah Garry this is the second time today that you mentioned "teachers are all on holliers".

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  • Oh, sure, you might treat them to an annual pre-holliers pedicure if you're feeling flush, but usually they spend their time shoehorned into what my dad insists on calling "those fashion shoe yokes", with the toenails only getting an emergency lick of paint if a shock bit of sunshine or an outfit change calls for the wearing of a sandal or peep toe.

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  • While most people pack a couple of bottles of a high factor when they're away on their holliers and know to slap it on and reapply every four hours (or more if they're swimming), some of us are a bit confused as to what to do at home, on a regular day.

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