B7ADA wrote:I'm newish on here too from north Staffordshire ( potteries) hi everyone !
My name is Ivan, I am from Norwich in norfolk. Drive a 2.8i every day. In the family we have another MINT 2.81 and a 2.0 laser with only 1 owner and 36k on clock.
Here is an email i recived reguarding Norfolk people. Made me laugh. ( Just abit of fun )
What us locals really Mean!!!
as they say, "I can't read an I can't rite, but I can drive a traakter"
Norwich ( pronounced Naaaaaarch ) was invented in 1923 and is kept in
Norfolk where it has lived for the past 83 years.
Norwich has a population of approximately 2500 of which 2438 are
each other and the rest are classed as " Furriners" who have
decided to settle in Norwich from beyond the great Horizon.
Here are some useful Norwich phrases and words:
Naarigde Yoonyun - Major Norfolk employer
Thang Kyer - Spoken at high speed, used by Norfolk shop assistants
How're yer getting arn buh? - Norfolk greeting
Rup Bah - Variation on the above
Hair - Here
Shicagoo's - Nightspot on Prince of Wales Road, Norwich
Bare - Sold by the pint in Shicagoo's
Is that roight? - Comment to show that attention is being paid to the
Ass a Jook - I'm just kidding
Khazi - Suburb on the western edge of Narridge
Tross - Suburb on the southside of Narridge
Windam - Small town south of Narridge (Sensible abbreviation of it's
name : Wymundimunidundim)
Loose-tarfed - East coast fishing port
Card - Traditionally eaten with chips, might well have been caught off
KooDee - Discount shop at the top of St Stephens, Norwich
Hum Base - DIY store
Fooze - Electrical component on sale at Hum Base
Fool - Petrol or Diesel
Stoop ud - Term applied to very silly people
Gatoo - Sticky chocolate cake
Foo too or Fota - Get these developed at Boots
Sproight - Fizzy lemon drink
Boost - To Brag about ones achievements
Jargon - Like running, but at a more leisurely pace
Ar ya orrite, bor - Good Morning
Ar ya orrite, bor Good Afternoon
Ar ya orrite, bor - Good Evening
Hay ya gittin arn tagether? - Hello
Yow siller owld fule - Comment made to someone displaying "backward"
How fer ar ya doin' bor? - How are you?
Loight ar$e - Lighthouse
Haysbra (Happisburgh) - Coastal village with a loight ar$e
Hunstan Hunstanton - Coastal village
Furriners - People who come from anywhere outside of Thetford
Thas a rumman - Not quite up to scratch
Blast Bor, yow git a ding-a-tha-lug - I'm going to hit you now
Fare t' middlin - I'm doing quite well
Bishy Barny Bee - A Ladybird
Thas a Bit on the Huh - That's a bit wonky/uneven
Traa'er - a farming vehicle
cumbine airvista - an agricultural vehicle
carra rud - a place where narj people go to watch their football team
ur day - to day
wot yoo up to urday - what are you doing today
ouver hair / ouver ere - im over here
i / yoo/ ee/ shee gooo - i/ you / hee/ she went to/ goes to
ci'ee - as in naaarch ci'ee a place for shopping
noo idare - no idea/ don't know
gunna - going to
im rob im 27 from norfolk and laughed like fook at this
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