All regions across the United Kingdom have their own unique phrases and habits which people proudly use to remind locals of their heritage. Below is a list of phrases that you might not understand if you aren’t Yorkshire born and bred.
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1. Fine rain
'It's that fine rain'. Everyone across the Yorkshire County knows exactly what kind of rain this is.
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2. At home or being romantic
Are you in love? This classic phrase could easily be misunderstood by those who aren't from Yorkshire as way of asking if they are in love with someone they know. However, in Yorkshire it is actually a way of asking someone if they are currently at home.
3. The letter 'T'
Yorkshire possibly has the most spectacular use of the letter 'T'. Most commonly, the word 'the' disappears entirely and quite simply becomes 't'. For example, "I'm going t' football match".
Alright mate? This phrase to the untrained ear is merely a question relating to 'how you are' on any given day. However, those from Yorkshire also use it as a greeting completely neglecting the use of the word, 'Hello'.
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