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 Post subject: Lancashire Dialect Quiz
PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2008 7:48 pm 

Can you tell what the following phrases mean?

1. Oozer theesclugs?
2. Wossupwithi?
3. Berritdunt wark.
4. Frozzent deeuth.
5. Snotworritwer.
6. Howdonabit owdlad.
7. Diddy gerritwom?
8. Ayowta browtim.
9. Ifitsthine sesso.
10. Cloditint bin
11. Izyomaggie cumin?
12. Snoawfreet!
13. Azierd izsel?
14. Cozitint thine.
15. Aziadiz hurcut?
16. Dustmeent dustmon?
17. Duzit stopeer?
18. Iyaz izleeter.
19. Ersbrokkenerwerd.
20. Eaziz ownroad.
21. Eemunt cumineer.
22. Erazir fawts.
23. Lerrer gowilta
24. Snorawlusreet.


A1. Whose are these clogs?
A2. What is the matter with you?
A3. I bet that it does not work.
A4. Frozen to death. (A lanky expression for being very cold).
A5. It is not what it was.
A6. Hold on a bit old lad.
A7. Did he get it home?
A8. I ought to have brought him
A9. If it is yours, say so
A10. Throw it into the bin
A11. Is your Maggie coming?
A12. It's not half right
A13. Has he heard himself?
A14. Because it is not yours.
A15. Has he had his hair cut?
A16. Do you mean the dustman?
A17. Does it stop here?
A18. I have his lighter.
A19. She has broken her word.
A20. He has his own way.
A21. He must not come in here.
A22. She has her faults.
A23. Let her go will you.
A24. It is not always right.

Trouble at'Mill guide to Lancashire Dialect

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