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    26 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning In Manchester

    "All right our kid."

    1. "Dead."

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    What it usually means: No longer alive.

    What it means in Manchester: Extremely, e.g., "I was dead chuffed with my exam results."

    2. "Hanging."

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    What is usually means: To be suspended from something.

    What it means in Manchester: Disgusting, e.g., "That chip butty looks 'angin."

    3. "Sound."

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    What it usually means: Vibrations that travel through the air, noise.

    What it means in Manchester: Good/decent.

    4. "Cock."

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    What it usually means: Cockerel/rooster/male appendage.

    What it means in Manchester: Term of affection.

    5. "Buzzing."

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    What it usually means: A low, continuous humming sound; the noise a bee makes.

    What it means in Manchester: Happy/excited.

    6. "Dinner."

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    What it usually means: A meal you eat in the evening.

    What it means in Manchester: Lunch.

    7. "Tea."

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    What it usually means: Hot drink brewed from tea leaves.

    What it means in Manchester: Evening meal.

    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.

    9. "Brew."

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    What it usually means: Beer, or the method you use to make it.

    What it means in Manchester: A cup of tea.

    10. "Our kid."

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    What it usually means: Your child.

    What it means in Manchester: A sibling or close friend.

    11. "Bobbins."

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    What it usually means: A cylinder that holds thread or yarn, used in sewing machines.

    What it means in Manchester: Rubbish.

    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.

    15. "Drizzle."

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    What it usually means: Light rain.

    What it means in Manchester: If you put your umbrella up in this you'll be laughed at.

    16. "Spitting."

    amyleighcook

    What it usually means: Ejecting saliva or water forcibly from your mouth.

    What it means in Manchester: That fine rain that soaks you through.

    17. "Monsoon."

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    What it usually means: A seasonal reversing wind accompanied by heavy rain.

    What it means in Manchester: The city is literally under 6 feet of water.

    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.

    19. "Pop."

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    What it usually means: Popular music.

    What it means in Manchester: Fizzy drink.

    20. "Toffees."

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    What it usually means: Chewy sweets made my boiling sugar and butter together.

    What it means in Manchester: Any kind of sweet.

    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?"

    24. "Lamp."

    davidionut

    What it usually means: A light-giving device.

    What it means in Manchester: To hit someone.

    25. "United."

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    What it usually means: Joined together for a common purpose.

    What it means in Manchester: The football team that divides the city's population.

    26. "City."

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    What it usually means: A large town.

    What it means in Manchester: The other football team that divides the city's population.

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