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Black Country dialect
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Use the alphabet links below to have a look at a selection of words that typify the Black Country accent.
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L - N
Black Country word
Meaning
  
L 
Lampin'Thrashing, beating
LarruppedDrunk
Leg it Run
Lezzerfield
LoffinLaughing
LongwidgeLanguage
LungLong
  
M 
MardyMoody
MaergrumPulling a face, moodiness
MaetreMate, Friend
MedMade
MekMake
MekshiftTemporary
MiffedUpset
Mind yowAlthough
MitherPester
MissusWife
MitheredWorried
Modlums Breast feeding
Mon an 'oomanMan and woman
Mo Monliterally 'my man' used similar to mate; "alwroight mo mon?"
MoochLooking for something
MuckerFriend
MugginsFool
Muwer More
  
N 
NaNo
NanaBanana
NeshFeeling the cold as in "yoam nesh amya?"
Ninkampuwp Idiot, fool
NisgulThe runt of the litter
NitnussVisiting school nurse who inspects for head lice
NizgulStupid person
NooNew
Nut'ouseAsylum
NussNurse
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