East Riding words

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littlewren
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Post by littlewren » Wed Aug 29, 2007 4:30 pm

My grandad always said We'erthrop for Weaverthorpe and my gran always called us doy meaning darling.

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Galadriel
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Post by Galadriel » Fri Sep 28, 2007 10:58 pm

What about 'nithered' for being cold and my mum pronounces water as 'watter'.

Andi
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Post by Andi » Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:45 pm

I know this is a very olde post here but i just had to reply with one of my Nan's old sayings... bless her soul.

Drink Drink watter
ev'rybody aughter
drink it 'till ya bust
ya can't get tight on watter
ya can only die of rust.

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