Yorkshire Day: 47 words and phrases you would only ever hear in Yorkshire

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Nah then! ‘Owz thi’ doin’?

To celebrate Yorkshire Day we’ve put together this list of words and phrases you’d only ever hear in God’s Own County...

‘Ack: Roof

‘Ey up: Hello

Addle: Earn

Aye: Yes

Back end: Autumn

B’aht: Without

Bait: Snack

Black bright: Very dirty

Bobar: Poo/rubbish

Bog: Toilet

Britches: Trousers/Knickers

Chuddy: Chewing gum

Coil ‘oil: Coal shed or cellar

Courtin’: Going out with

Eeh by gum: Oh my God

Fettle: Make

Flaggin’: Getting tired

Flippin’ ‘eck: Bloody hell

Flit: Move house

Flummox: Confuse

Gander: Look

Gennel/Ginnel: Alleyway

Gi’oer: Give over

Gip: Retch

Goosegogs: Gooseberries

Lug ‘oil: Ear hole

Mardy: Moody

Mashin’: Making tea

Mi’sen: Myself

Mithering: Bothering

Monk on: Grumpy

Nesh: To feel cold

Nowt: Nothing

‘Ow do? How do you do?

Owt: Anything

Parky: Cold

Phummock peeping out of an ivy bush: Untidy hair

Put wood i’th’oil: Close the door

Reight: Very

Shuft up: Make more room

Silin’: Raining heavily

Si ‘Thi’ later: See you later

Snicket: Passageway

Spice: Sweets

Tha: You

Thissen: Yourself

Wittler: A worrier

Are there any other uniquely Yorkshire words or phrases you think should be added to this list? Leave your suggestions in the Comments section below.