It's another quiz round dedicated to the Isle of Wight's dialect1.
This week is the letter T.
Quick Fire Round: Sizing Things Up
Can You match the correct words regarding size, shapes and other measures from those listed below?
|Three Parts Gone||Great or very much|
|Tiddy / Titty||Exact, Perfect Size|
|Tostikeyated||Keg containing four gallons of spirit|
There are three possible answers listed for each word below, but only one is correct. Can You guess which is right?
- Sticky food eaten on Tuesdays.
- Someone who is tactful.
- Food and drink
- Mole Catcher
- Someone who embroiders cross stitch or tapestry.
- Pig farmer who looks after small pigs with long, flexible snouts.
- A tea room or café.
- Golf course.
- Entrance to bee hive.
- Thick leather dungarees, worn with the smock vrock.
- Crutches and/or wooden leg.
Thirt Auver / Thirtover
- Cross, ill-tempered.
- Quenching your thirst.
- The unlucky number that is one more than twelve that will bring bad luck if mentioned until salt is thrown over your shoulder.
- Damp, wet weather.
- Tool to uproot thistles
- Small dish for inedible bits of gristle to be put in.
- To thread a needle.
- Donkey-powered treadmill, such as at Carisbrooke Castle's well.
- Tracks made by a cart or pony trap.
- Adult who sucks their thumb.
- Courser, a swift and strong horse.
- Thumb-sized thimble.
- To thrash, punch or thump, especially a poor, defenceless animal.
- Small bit of meat or cheese eaten on bread.
- To pour.
- Money given to the maids working in a tea-room.
- A compost heap.
- A Russian horseman.
- Charge for passing a turnpike tollgate.
- To ring a bell or make another loud noise.
- Someone who lives in a town
- Someone who finds water using a forked stick.
- A tall tower.
- Someone selling drapes and curtains.
- To walk while slouching to no purpose.
- Someone who traps animals, especially a poacher.
- What there may be ahead, but while there's music and moonlight and love and romance, let's face the music and dance.
- To trundle or roll.
- Time of a woman's travail (labour).
- A turnip
- A termite.
- Term end.
- A tutor, also a lesson.
- Bunch of flowers.
- Totty, a desirable woman.
- It was not.
- The night before Christmas when all through the house not a creature was flying, not even a rattlemouse.
- Armful of firewood.
- A jerky movement or short, sharp spasm of pain.
- Taut twine and tin can-based social media network.
- Miscellaneous messages randomly issued by an authority figure.
- Nervous Excitement.
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