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    18 Words That Have A Different Meaning If You Grew Up In Somerset

    Somerset: The land of tractors, pitchforks, and words that make no damn sense.

    1. "Guzzle"

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    What it normally means: To drink – whether it's tea, coffee, water, or squash.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: It can mean one of two things. To "guzzle petrol" means filling up your car, whereas on its own "guzzle" still means to drink – but preferably anything with cider.

    2. “Grockle”

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    What it normally means: A mispronunciation of the word cockle, maybe.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: A tourist from any part of world that isn't Somerset.

    3. “Kiddle”

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    What it normally means: A method of catching fish with a dam and an arrangement of nets.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: A tin kettle, normally placed on a historical wood burner to make the perfect brew.

    4. "Tiddles"

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    What it normally means:The dot on top of an "i".

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: A root vegetable that tastes fantastic in a wide range of dishes, from bubble and squeak, to a classic lamb casserole.

    5. "Bow"

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    What it normally means: An accessory ribbon twisted into a bow shape that's usually used for hair ties or wrapping.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: A brick structure to make a road or pathway over an obstacle like a gushing river. However they can also be beautiful crafted with wood to produce a garden attraction.

    6. "''Ammered"

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    What it normally means: When you've been hammering in nails on your Sunday DIY project.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: When you have drunk too much, normally the famous Somerset cider, and you can no longer stand or get carried home.

    7. "Stirs"

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    What it normally means: To mix something.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: Stairs. Also known as "Up you go, up the apples and pears."

    8. "Scrumpy"

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    What it normally means: Another name for any old Cider.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: Proper homemade cider with apples from Somerset orchards.

    9. "Don't have a benny!"

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    What it normally means: Something to do with someone called Ben.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: When you're beginning to get irritable and your mates have to give you a friendly reminded not to lose your chill.

    10. "Chucks"

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    What it normally means: To throw an object.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: Chucks provide everything, from perfect eggs to go with your Sunday morning fry-up to companionship.

    11. "Bead"

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    What it normally means: A piece of glass or plastic that is used to make jewelry normally bracelets and necklaces.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: A bed. The place where you sleep that you never want to leave.

    12. "Scag"

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    What it normally means: A slang word for heroin.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: When you scag your favourite pair of jeans or top on something and they begin to unravel and rip.

    13. "Doughboy"

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    What it normally means: A nickname used for a US soldier during WW1.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: A glorious squishy, round food that melts in your mouth. No beef stew is official without them.

    14. "Hark"

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    What it normally means: The noise a crow or a raven makes.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: "Have a hark at this." It means come and have a listen to this.

    15. "Ow Be'ee?"

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    What it normally means: What you'd possibly say after being stung by a bee.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: A quick and easy two-syllable sentence to cut the tension and start up a conversation, with a soon to be best bud.

    16. "Nippy"

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    What it normally means: Someone or something moving quick and fast.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: Heading out on a crisp October morning, wrapped up in layers of woolly jumpers and scarfs to avoid the cold wind nipping at your body.

    17. "Dimpsey"

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    What it normally means: A mispronunciation of the word Dempsey, possibly in reference to the handsome Patrick Dempsey from Grey's Anatomy.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: Dimpsey is the perfect time to start up the wood burner and make s'mores, while sat chatting away with your friends, glancing up at the sky and waiting for the stars to show.

    18. "Zummerseh"

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    What it normally means: Nothing.

    What it means if you grew up in Somerset: Zummerseh! The home of the Wurzels. The land of the combine harvesters. The true view of the country. The one place you never want to leave.

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