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21 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning In Lancashire

Because gravy goes with everything.

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1. "Butt"

What it means everywhere else: Bottom, the end of a cigarette or the target of a joke.What it means in Lancashire: A sandwich.
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What it means everywhere else: Bottom, the end of a cigarette or the target of a joke.

What it means in Lancashire: A sandwich.

2. "Teacake"

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What it means everywhere else: A sweet bread served with tea, usually with currants in it.

What it means in Lancashire: Any round, vaguely bread-like food.

3. "Toffee"

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What it means everywhere else: A chewy, sugary sweet.

What it means in Lancashire: The booze shop (t'offy).

4. "Eh"

What it means everywhere else: Pardon?What it means in Lancashire: Hi / what / oh / isn't that so / pardon?
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What it means everywhere else: Pardon?

What it means in Lancashire: Hi / what / oh / isn't that so / pardon?

5. "Greater Manchester"

What it means everywhere else: A region including Manchester and surrounding areas.What it means in Lancashire: Lancashire
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What it means everywhere else: A region including Manchester and surrounding areas.

What it means in Lancashire: Lancashire

6. "Cumbria and the South Lakes"

What it means everywhere else: A region that borders Lancashire and includes parts of the Lake District.What it means in Lancashire: Still Lancashire.
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What it means everywhere else: A region that borders Lancashire and includes parts of the Lake District.

What it means in Lancashire: Still Lancashire.

7. "The city that never sleeps"

What it means everywhere else: New York.What it means in Lancashire: Preston.
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What it means everywhere else: New York.

What it means in Lancashire: Preston.

8. "Love"

What it means everywhere else: A strong positive emotion towards another person.What it means in Lancashire: A way to end a sentence, love.
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What it means everywhere else: A strong positive emotion towards another person.

What it means in Lancashire: A way to end a sentence, love.

9. "The south"

What it means everywhere else: From Oxfordshire downwards.What it means in Lancashire: Sheffield.
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What it means everywhere else: From Oxfordshire downwards.

What it means in Lancashire: Sheffield.

10. "Chippy tea"

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What it means everywhere else: An occasional treat of dinner from the fish and chip shop.

What it means in Lancashire: Friday.

11. "Faliraki"

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What it means everywhere else: A holiday resort in Rhodes, popular with party-goers.

What it means in Lancashire: Accrington town centre on a Saturday night.

12. "Gravy"

What it means everywhere else: A savoury sauce that goes with roast dinners.What it means in Lancashire: A savoury sauce that goes with EVERYTHING.
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What it means everywhere else: A savoury sauce that goes with roast dinners.

What it means in Lancashire: A savoury sauce that goes with EVERYTHING.

13. "Water"

What it means everywhere else: A natural liquid that comes out of taps and quenches thirst.What it means in Lancashire: Something you put in tea.
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What it means everywhere else: A natural liquid that comes out of taps and quenches thirst.

What it means in Lancashire: Something you put in tea.

14. "Illuminated"

What it means everywhere else: Enlightened or lit up.What it means in Lancashire: Blackpool.
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What it means everywhere else: Enlightened or lit up.

What it means in Lancashire: Blackpool.

15. "Skew"

What it means everywhere else: To alter the angle of an object or a theory.What it means in Lancashire: Where children go between 9am-3pm to get their education.
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What it means everywhere else: To alter the angle of an object or a theory.

What it means in Lancashire: Where children go between 9am-3pm to get their education.

16. "Cunt"

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What it means everywhere else: Offensive expletive.

What it means in Lancashire: Couldn't.

17. "Yorkshire"

What it means everywhere else: A large northern county.What it means in Lancashire: Idiots.
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What it means everywhere else: A large northern county.

What it means in Lancashire: Idiots.

18. "Asti"

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What it means everywhere else: A sparkling alcoholic drink.

What it means in Lancashire: Do you have?

19. "Bash"

What it means everywhere else: A party.What it means in Lancashire: Baxenden.
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What it means everywhere else: A party.

What it means in Lancashire: Baxenden.

20. "Auntie"

What it means everywhere else: The sister of your mother or father.What it means in Lancashire: Someone your mum has met once or twice and now knows your entire life story.
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What it means everywhere else: The sister of your mother or father.

What it means in Lancashire: Someone your mum has met once or twice and now knows your entire life story.

21. "Dingles"

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What it means everywhere else: A farming family in Emmerdale.

What it means in Lancashire: People from Burnley.