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What about 'arsey' arsy, to be not nice to someone. he was been arsey with me. Does that make sense. I'm sure its a Northern English term. Very popular.

If you are sure those are popular and you are a native speaker, be bold and create the pages arsey and arsy. Sounds like they would be adjectives and one of them "variant spelling of". Mutante 18:36, 8 February 2008 (UTC)

Old French[edit]

Could someone find a citation for these allegedly Old French cognates? They were added a long time ago by an anonymous editor and look very dubious. Wakuran 18:53, 12 March 2009 (UTC)

Add wikipedia template[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Editors pls add wikipedia link using template at right. Scl abvt 04:30, 10 June 2009 (UTC)

Done --EncycloPetey 04:33, 10 June 2009 (UTC)
Thanks! Scl abvt 04:34, 10 June 2009 (UTC)

Back of a car, etc[edit]

The back of a car etc. is also called the arse.

This term is actually used in Canada, at least on the east coast. I heard it growing up all the time as well, in Ontario. I'm going to at least change the article to reflect the fact that it is used in Newfoundland English Edit: Just realised that I can't be arsed to create an account. But my point still stands 00:19, 10 July 2010 (UTC)

Is it called the arse or the arse end? I ask because in British English at least the rear portion or area of something can be called the arse end. If it is the latter, then that needs to go at the arse end entry, not this one. Thryduulf (talk) 00:31, 10 July 2010 (UTC)

Verb is wrong[edit]

"To have the effort to do something, to be bothered." That is wrong. You can't say "I arsed to do my homework". The verb phrase is "to be arsed to", not merely "arse". 20:10, 12 March 2011 (UTC)

RFV discussion: December 2016–May 2017[edit]

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"To make, to bother", as in can't be arsed. But you can't arse someone, or be arsing someone to get something done, can you? Equinox 00:21, 24 December 2016 (UTC)

  • Delete. AFAIK exists only as "be arsed", as covered at arsed. (I don't understand how it means "make" either, but obviously this is of no matter if it's deleted.) I'm not sure about the first sense either, "To be silly, act stupid or mess around". Doesn't this exist only as "arse about/around", both of which have separate entries? Mihia (talk) 01:51, 24 December 2016 (UTC)
RFV-failed Kiwima (talk) 21:46, 4 May 2017 (UTC)