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Can You Understand Geordie?

Hoy man, get yasel awah here and see if yeh can dee Geordie, like.

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wazimu0/Chris Stokel-Walker / Via flic.kr
  1. 1. How mate, can I lend a tab til the morra?

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    Hi there, could I borrow a cigarette until tomorrow?
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    How do you do: Can I borrow your phone and and check the football results online?
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    Hi there, can you help me?
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    Hi, could I put this on my tab and pay you back tomorrow?
  2. 2. It's stotting down: it'll be clarty the morra.

    El Ronzo / Via flic.kr
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    I've eaten this food so quickly I'll be ill tomorrow.
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    It's pouring down - it'll be muddy tomorrow.
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    I'm drinking so quickly I'll be hungover tomorrow.
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    There's too much bread here: It'll all be stale tomorrow.
  3. 3. That gadgie's twocked your bait.

    vic15 / Via flic.kr
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    That man's insulted you.
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    That old woman's pinched your bottom.
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    That guy's stolen your food.
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    That fish has taken your bait.
  4. 4. I'm canny knackered, let's gan hyem.

    Thunderchild7 / Via flic.kr
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    I'm canny and kind, let's talk more.
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    I'm pretty tired, let's go home.
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    I'm pretty tired, let's get a coffee.
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    I'm smart and tired, let's talk later.
  5. 5. How man, I'm nebby: Giz a deeks.

    Darren Harmon / Via flic.kr
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    Hey, I'm tired: give me a break.
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    Hey, I'm angry: give me a break.
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    Hey, I'm nosy: let me see.
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    Hey, I'm short: let me see.
  6. 6. I was proper bubbling at Deirdre, man.

    dun_deagh / Via flic.kr
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    I was very attracted to Deirdre.
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    I was crying at Deirdre.
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    I was chatting effusively to Deirdre.
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    I was very angry at Deirdre.
  7. 7. Hoy is awah some ket, will ya?

    ryuu ji 竜次 / Via flic.kr
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    Who is over there, do you know?
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    Throw me over some ketamine, will you?
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    Throw me over some food, will you?
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    Hey, give me some ketamine, will you?
  8. 8. Can I use ya netty?

    Wojtek Gurak / Via flic.kr
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    Can I use your internet?
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    Can I use your kitchen?
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    Can I use your phone?
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    Can I use your bathroom?
  9. 9. That bairn's giving me hackies.

    Paul Stevenson / Via flic.kr
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    That man's kicking me.
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    That child's staring at me aggressively.
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    That man's staring at me romantically.
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    That child's kicking me.
  10. 10. Wor lass is geet lush, like.

    Wojtek Gurak / Via flic.kr
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    That girl is too drunk, like.
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    Our girl is too drunk, like.
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    That girl is too attractive, like.
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    Our girl is too attractive, like.
  11. 11. I can't control my gob, I'm such a knacka.

    Sam Leighton / Via flic.kr
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    I can't control my hair, I'm such a mess.
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    I can't control my mouth, I'm such an idiot.
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    I can't control my feet, I'm such a clumsy person.
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    I can't control my hands, I'm such a fool.
  12. 12. Gan to ya scratcha.

    Sam Leighton / Via flic.kr
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    Go to your bed.
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    Go to your friend.
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    Grab your pen.
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    Grab your backscratcher.
  13. 13. I'm up a height.

    Red Rose Exile / Via flic.kr
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    I'm pretty drunk.
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    I'm pretty high.
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    I'm pretty happy.
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    I'm pretty angry.
  14. 14. I got lazy and the kitchen's all claggy.

    Wojtek Gurak / Via flic.kr
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    I got lazy and the kitchen's all sticky.
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    I got lazy and the kitchen's all messy.
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    I got lazy and the kitchen's all smelly.
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    I got lazy and the kitchen's all empty.
  15. 15. That's proper shan!

    Les Bessant / Via flic.kr
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    That's really beautiful!
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    That's really unfair!
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    That's the real deal!
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    That's very realistic!
  16. 16. Can I doss here?

    Sam Leighton / Via flic.kr
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    Can I smoke here?
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    Can I go here?
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    Can I stay here?
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    Can I drive here?
  17. 17. That dress makes you look bonny.

    frenchdave / Via flic.kr
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    That dress makes you look fat.
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    That dress makes you look pretty.
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    That dress makes you look pregnant.
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    That dress makes you look short.
  18. 18. Wisht man.

    Joe Dunckley / Via flic.kr
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    Bin collector.
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    Quieten down.
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    Star striker.
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    Sit up straight.
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