25 words and phrases you will only hear in Nottinghamshire
There are many things to be proud of about being from Notts – and the local dialect is definitely one of them.
Here’s a selection of some of the things you might have heard dahn pub or at t’shop.
Aup midduck or Aup duck: Hello
Cob: Bread roll
Ez ee sed owt? Did he say anything?
Gerrit dern yer: Eat it
Gerrof om: Go home
Gerrum yersen: Help yourself
Innit code: Isn’t it cold
Yowl gerrover it: You’ll recover
Nobby greens: Brussel sprouts
Gobby cow: Someone who gossips
Tarar duck: Goodbye
Tint: It isn’t
Am om: I’m back home
Aya mashin? Are you making a cup of tea?
Giz a croggy: Let me ride on the back of your bike
Mardy: In a bad mood
Shut yer gob: Stop talking
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.