12 Lancashire words and phrases that are going out of fashion
There are plenty of words and phrases commonly used by older generations of Lancastrians that are falling out of fashion among younger people. Here are some of the most common ones.
WORD: Yonder | MEANING: In the distance. "It's over yonder" PHRASE: Wind ya neck in | MEANING: To keep your nose out or calm down WORD: Mitherin' | MEANING: To annoy or irritate. "Stop Mitherin' me" WORD: Chuffed | MEANING: Please with something. "Chuffed with my new car" PHRASE: Cracking flags | MEANING: Hot or good weather. "It's cracking flags out there" PHRASE: Put wood in'th hole | MEANING: Close the door WORD: Fettle | MEANING: To fix or repair something. "I've fettled that for you" WORD: Ginnel | MEANING: Same as an alley WORD: Lozzock | MEANING: To laze around or be lazy WORD: Kecks | MEANING: Trousers, or underwear PHRASE: Spittin' feathers | MEANING: Thirsty. "I'm spittin' feathers" WORD: Jiggered | MEANING: Tired or warn out. "I'm jiggered"