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Is tha coortin? Are you going out with anyone. and if you were then you were told And no mankin!

Afe dee-ed! - (Half dead) Really tired.

Glad to see lots of people use 'shunkley' as I've often been accused of making it up.

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My mother use to call tough meat ...'toff'

I've heard this term recently from someone ... anyone else know of this?

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Loppy as in Dirty - Common in the North East.

Poss Stick - A Laundry impliment. - Common in the North East.

Clarty- Sticky / Dirty - Common in the North East.

The Stores - Co-op - Common in the North East.

ganzy - Pullover - Common in the North East.

Yonks - long time - Common in the North East.

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My mother use to call tough meat ...'toff'

I've heard this term recently from someone ... anyone else know of this?

 

Yes. My mum too.

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coy-ill in sheffield commonly called coal els where

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My mother use to call tough meat ...'toff'

I've heard this term recently from someone ... anyone else know of this?

My grandfather used that expression for tough meat!.......don't think it fits into the Sheffield Dee- dah vocabulary though like most mentioned

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There is a book called Sheffieldish. Not sure if you can still get it new though. It's so good. They must have a copy in a library somewhere.

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There is a book called Sheffieldish. Not sure if you can still get it new though. It's so good. They must have a copy in a library somewhere.

 

There's a copy on Amazon for a grand. It is not easy to come by

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Isn't Barnsley the laik district?

 

Aye, 'tis. Thar't reight.

Sum as laiks mundies, sum laiks tuesdies sum even laiks wensdies!

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when i was down south i called someone a mardy arse and they went "what"? mardy being miserable

 

is nesh known to southerners?..thats what i meant :)

aunty x

 

As well as mardy arse there was "lardy arse" to someone putting on weight

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As well as mardy arse there was "lardy arse" to someone putting on weight

 

Someone on here uses mardybum as a username lol

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As well as mardy arse there was "lardy arse" to someone putting on weight

 

That one is also UK wide.

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