Monday, June 30, 2014
Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning In Yorkshire
A stranger whose name you don’t know. A profound, passionate, romantic affection for another person.
A stranger whose name you don’t know (when you’re in Sheffield). Wild, web-footed, swimming birds, native to lakes and ponds of Britain.
Lunch Evening meal.
Evening meal. Hot drink brewed from tea leaves.
Anything above 5 degrees Celcius Anything above 15 degrees Celcius.
The August bank holiday weekend. A season lasting from May–August.
Anyone who pronounces their ‘T’s. People from privileged backgrounds, usually part of the upper classes.
An idiot. A rounded handle on a door, a dial on a piece of electronic equipment.
A savory bowl-shaped cake, filled with roast beef and gravy. A sweet dessert, usually eaten after a main course.
A friendly greeting. The beginning of a question.
Good-bye. A female name.
Theses were a bit different and hard to get use to. They would say "Are you alright?" I did not what to say to that. What they were saying is "How are you?" Once I understood then "I was alright."