26 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning In Manchester

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8. "Supper."

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What it usually means: Evening meal, if you went to private school or think you're a bit posh.

What it means in Manchester: A piece of toast you eat before bed. Maybe some cheese and crackers if you've got some left over from Christmas.

12. "Well."

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What it usually means: Good or satisfactory, or a structure created by digging to access water.

What it means in Manchester: Extremely. Typically used with "bad", e.g., "Those trainers are well bad."

13. "Proper."

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What it usually means: Something that's suitable or appropriate, e.g., "The proper tools for the job."

What it means in Manchester: An intensifier, e.g., "It's proper chucking it down out there."

14. "Rain."

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What it usually means: Moisture condensed from the atmosphere that falls visibly in separate drops.

What it means in Manchester: What falls on you every time you step outside.

18. "Clear skies."

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What it usually means: A blue, cloudless sky.

What it means in Manchester: A mythical state of weather that you've heard about but only ever seen abroad.

21. "Mint."

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What it usually means: An aromatic herb used to flavour food and drinks, or a peppermint-flavoured sweet.

What it means in Manchester: Good, e.g., "That New Order gig at Jodrell Bank was proper mint."

22. "Pure."

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What it usually means: Not mixed with any other substance, unadulterated.

What it means in Manchester: Lots or very, e.g., "There were pure people in 5th Ave on Friday."

23. "Us."

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What it usually means: Used by a speaker to refer to themselves and one or more other people.

What it means in Manchester: Me, e.g., "Make us a brew will you?"