A Conversation for The North Staffordshire Oatcake
Doctor Doggie Started conversation Aug 1, 2001
It has to be remembered that the Oatcake forms the basis of Potteries Rhyming slang, which goes something like this:
Oakcakes and Pairs - Stairs
Oatcakes and Meat - Feet
Oatcakes and Peas - Cheese
Oatcakes and Mental Fan - Gentleman
and so on...
In some areas of cheshire, they are also known as Oatpats because they look a bit like that kind of thing.
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