Yorkshire Speak – Vol Two: Answers

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Yorkshire's still as foreign as it sounds

How well did you do?

Answers are as near to the English language as translation allows.

  1. Giuzit
  2. Summatsupeer
  3. Lerrim Purrizaton
  4. Asta Gorrit Withy
  5. Smarrerweeim
  6. Azeegeniter
  7. Ayampt Eared Nowt
  8. Nardendee, Wotdardooin
  9. Esz Gooinooam
  10. Asta'gorratanner
  • Give me it
  • Something is up here
  • Let him put his hat on
  • Have you got it with you
  • What's the matter with him
  • Has he given it to her
  • I haven't heard anything
  • Now then you, what are you doing
  • He's going home
  • Have you got a sixpence (pre decimal coinage era)1
  • 1. correct = You must be a foreigner (non Yorkshire born)
  • 3. correct = You have been in Yorkshire a few times and started to pick up the lingo
  • 5. correct = You maybe work alongside a Yorkshire person/s
  • 7. correct = You must have lived in the County for some years
  • 10. correct = You've lived in the County for many many years and therefore must have been “granted” nationalised statussmiley -
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