Help with Howl: Rugby, Welshisms and saucepans

Charles Butler hannibal at
Wed Mar 16 12:51:59 EST 2005


> Hwyl means 'sail' and also fun, luck- poss because of the favourable winds
> implication. Also commonly used as 'bye'. It is not connected to the name
> Hywel.

Yeah, I realised that after I sent it - clearly I share a certain dyslexia 
with DWJ, as well as Welsh ancestry!


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