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21 words and phrases you will only understand if you come from Nottinghamshire

Do you know what these phrases and words mean? If so, you are definitely from Nottinghamshire.

Of course this list is just the tip of the iceberg - there are hundreds of expressions in the Nottinghamshire dialect - so feel free to share more local lingo on our Facebook page.

A common greeting around these parts, in which 'ay-up' means 'hello' and 'duck' is a term of endearment.

1. "Ay-up duck!"

A common greeting around these parts, in which 'ay-up' means 'hello' and 'duck' is a term of endearment.
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A term used to describe someone who is dirty, looks a little scruffy or has done something you're not too impressed with.

2. Ya dotti sodd

A term used to describe someone who is dirty, looks a little scruffy or has done something you're not too impressed with.
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A local term for a horse........"you goin' off to ride yer bobbo?"

3. Bobbo

A local term for a horse........"you goin' off to ride yer bobbo?"
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We're not sure this word for gooseberries makes them sound particularly tasty.

4. Guzgogs

We're not sure this word for gooseberries makes them sound particularly tasty.
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