24 words you'll know if your Grandma is from Yorkshire
Does your grandma allus get mafted in the hot weather?
There are plenty of words and phrases common to older people in Yorkshire that are falling out of fashion with younger generations. Here are some of the most well-known ones - does you grandma say any of these?
Meaning: Always. Example: "I allus go the chip shop for my tea on Fridays."
2) Back end
Meaning: Autumn. Example: "We'll not be going away until back end when places are less busy."
Meaning: Perhaps. Example: "'Appen it'll rain this weekend."
Meaning: Child. Example: "That bairn will get cold without a coat on."
Meaning: To make, tidy or fix. Example: "Your granddad's just fettling the engine on his lawnmower in the garage."
Meaning: A hand knitted woollen jumper worn by fishermen.
Meaning: To move house frequently. Example: "Our Jane is flittin' again this weekend so I'm going over to help her."
Meaning: Raining heavily. Example: "Get inside quickly it's silin' it down out there."
Meaning: Over there. Example: "What's that I've spotted yonder?"
Meaning: One. Example: "Gimme yan of them buns."
Meaning: Cheeky/ a bit of character. Example: "Ooh she's a rum lass that one."
Meaning: Hot and clammy weather. Example: "It's maftin' out there I best stay indoors today."
Meaning: To lie about lazily. Example: "I hope you don't think you're going to be liggin' in bed all day."
Meaning: Left handed, or, clumsy. Example: "I'm so cack-handed these days I'm 'allus dropping something."
Meaning: Getting tired. Example: "I've been walking around Scarborough all day and I'm flaggin' now."
Meaning: A snack whilst working, particularly for farmers.
Meaning: To drink. Example: "Sup up it's your round."
Meaning: Dirty or sticky. Example: "Let's get this kitchen side cleaned up it's hacky as owt."
Meaning: Home. Example: "I'm off yam it's getting late."
Meaning: Rubbish. Example: "The bottom of my handbag's full of bits of rangum."
Meaning: To have a look. Example: "Take a gander at my flowerbeds I've been fettlin' them all morning."
22) Int' puddin' club
23) Black bright
Meaning: Filthy. Example: "Our Tony was black bright when he came off the footy pitch."
24) The pictures
Meaning: The cinema. Example: "Me and your mum went to the pictures when we were courting."