12 Lancashire words and phrases that are going out of fashion

12 Lancashire words and phrases that are going out of fashion

Does your mum or dad ever tell you to stop mitherin', ask you to fettle something or tell you to stop being such a lozzock?

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.

PHRASE: Cracking flags | MEANING: Hot or good weather. "It's cracking flags out there"

5. Cracking flags

PHRASE: Cracking flags | MEANING: Hot or good weather. "It's cracking flags out there"
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PHRASE: Put wood in'th hole | MEANING: Close the door

6. Put wood in'th hole

PHRASE: Put wood in'th hole | MEANING: Close the door
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WORD: Fettle | MEANING: To fix or repair something. "I've fettled that for you"

7. Fettle

WORD: Fettle | MEANING: To fix or repair something. "I've fettled that for you"
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WORD: Ginnel | MEANING: Same as an alley

8. Ginnel

WORD: Ginnel | MEANING: Same as an alley
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