kid/mi chip - brother
dead - excuse me, I think your underskirt is showing beneath your
at it! -listen to it. ie raining.
aint yorn - that doesn't belong to you
wad I rek'on - that's my summary of the situation
gorra gerrit straight the way – I have got to get it straight
notruckweim - don't have anything to do with him
guwin uptaarn? - are you going to town?
up me duck - good day madam/sir
bungole - cheese
gorrem up the chip ole
ole - chip shop
cob - roll/bap
coggie - swimming costume
corseppen - a special apron worn on wash days
cotty - tangled hair
the ash! - I think it's your turn to give me a cigarette
croaker - doctor
croggy - a ride hitched on a bicycle
the cut - canal
- swimming costume
duwonote? - would you like anything?
duck's necks - bottle of pop
ya na wat a meen? - Do you know what I mean?
were in a bob'ole - He was in a den/hiding place
gorra chin on
- he's being grumpy
gorra cobbon - he seems to be upset
eyer gorrany rocks? - have you any sweets?
gorrit? - Do you perchance have it?
drip - he is a little slow
got yur ganzi?
and twenty to/past
- Twenty-five to/past the hour
frowawobbler - get mad
- alleyway or side-path
off onit - are you serious?
gerrout o' me road - allow me to pass
ouwt on it - don't exaggerate
a bit - Could I have a piece of
a gleg - give me a look at it gisasuckoyercore
- could I have the rest of your apple if you don't want it?
gizs a croggy in ya grid - give me a ride on your bike.
'ere - please pass that to me
that - ah gen it ya! - give me that... I gave it to you!
bed - I'm going up to bed
bag on - in a mood
gerruz a punnit for the guzgogs
- Please fetch me a punnet for the gooseberries
- I have to get my bathing costume this afternoon
sit goin? - how is it going?
how much chissit? - how much is it?
ain't gorrote - I haven't got any money
I inner gorrit - I don't have it
it ot? - isn't it warm today?
I ain't purrin up wi it - I won't allow this
I ain't up Co'ville - don't speak so loudly
it's a bit parky - it's cold
black over Bill's mother's - it's about to rain
- would you like?
Krilyon - Loughborough Carillon Tower
bands - elastic bands
ain't a roll it's a cob
ler 'er gerron wi' it - I suggest we let her do it
leery - cheeky person
right - a person residing in Leicester
lugholes - ears
mashin - brewing the tea
medadzgorrajag - my dad has got a jaguar mekitgobakkuds
- put it in reverse
tabs ar fruz - my ears are frozen
mam - my mother
- I'm hungry
Becky - nosey
- who was he with?
oakey - an ice-cream
oat - anything
cock - friend
on-ya-todd - alone
ya - ouch!
beggaw - well goodness me!
oohyerbeggaryafritmetadeth - goodness me you gave me a scare
ooo ya bewteh - amazing
date - expression of surprise
kinkah - oh my goodness
a ya?- how are you?
owmachisit?- What is the cost?
it in - stop it
pack puggin! - stop picking your nose!
padge-owl - a woman out alone at night
plaggy bags - plastic bags
puthering down with rain - bucketing it down
- playing fields
rekon yuruptuit? - do you think you can handle it?
init? - it's hard, isn't it?
- left over bits of batter sprinkled on chips
- see you
- alternative to self
shlatternipumfrit - I'll have to return home for it
looked at me gone out - she looked at me in an odd way
- be quiet
shut your cakehole/gob - please be quiet
skank/skanked - to leave someone
skelington - the bones of your body
along - going for a stroll
snaps - lunch
snitch - tale teller
bed - it is on your bed
Squoze - squeezed
mithering me - don't bother me
- top of my head
offy - off licence
goin up rally?
rally - railway line
the jit - through the passageway
- please take note of that
woreewivu - was he with you?
mashing - who's making the tea
- What is going on?
I'll go to the foot of our stairs what a surprise
what's going off? - what's going on?
whereworrenoowoorewi - where was he and who was he with?
oer - tumble over
yer coggeh for swimin?
frit are ye? - I hope you are not afraid yavinowt teet?
- are you having anything to eat?
carnt mek me do it - you can't make me do it
- are you hungry?
- throw it
cat Anna - stop being naughty
throw your money about like a man with no arms - you're a miser
Thacker of Taupo North Island, New Zealand, Fergus, Liz Blackshaw,
Tony Jarram from Loughborough, Emma Faulkner, Chris Steiner, Karen
Bernstein, Tabby and Wendy Taylor, Chris Edwards, Ewan Kirk formerly
of Thurmaston, now in Birmingham, R Barnet, Gayle Anderson, Mick
Pickering, Phil in Perth, West Oz, Corrine Clarke, Jim Mitchinson,
Rymer of Syston, David
John Keats, Australian
ex-pat John Sutton, Arthur Bausor of Thurnby Lodge, John's old grannie
and former City Boy Mike Pinckard.
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