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Can You Understand Cornish Slang?

Mygar! Tis bleddy 'ard!

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    Flickr: fransall / Creative Commons / BuzzFeed
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    Hi. How are you doing?
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    Hi. How tall are you?
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    Hi. Where are you?
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    Okay. How do you do that?
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    Done correctly.
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    Task complete.
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    Really good.
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    Stop raining.
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    That’s the rain.
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    That’s venison.
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    That’s the way.
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    That’s nice of him.
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    You’re teasing me.
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    You’ve been out a long time.
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    You’ve got wet.
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    You’re angry.
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    He’s coming at some point.
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    He’s coming quickly.
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    He’s coming aggressively.
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    He’s coming from next door.
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    She was the best car I ever owned.
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    She was my girlfriend back then.
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    She used to get high in secret.
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    She returned my post.
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    That pasty looked great.
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    That pasty was out of date.
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    That pasty was lovely.
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    That pasty definitely wasn’t made in Cornwall.
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    The beach is busy. There’s tourists everywhere.
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    The beach is dangerous. There’s big waves everywhere.
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    The beach is really hot. Sunburns everywhere.
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    The beach is painful. Pebbles everywhere.
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    Do you want to come back to mine?
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    What sex is the baby?
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    Does it smell in here?
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    Alright mate, how are you doing?
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    He drove it quickly up north, mate.
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    He posted it abroad, first class.
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    He tackled him above the waist, hard.
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    He drank it all and puked.
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    Who are you?
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    How are you feeling emotionally?
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    Where are you?
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    Where is the honey?
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    He’s going mad out there.
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    He’s fighting out there.
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    It’s raining heavily out there.
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    He’s lost out there.
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    Kiss.
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    Stop talking rubbish.
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    Take me home.
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    Give me one.
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    They split us up.
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    Only the pair of us dressed correctly.
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    The couple got drunk.
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    Two of them got naked.
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    How did you cut yourself here.
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    He broke her heart.
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    Bloody throw that to me.
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    He vomited blood down there.
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    What a dick.
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    What a catch.
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    What a pasty.
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    What a night.
 
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