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    Jan 21, 2015

    21 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning In Lancashire

    Because gravy goes with everything.

    1. "Butt"

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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"

    3. "Toffee"

    4. "Eh"

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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"

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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"

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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"

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    What it means everywhere else: New York.

    What it means in Lancashire: Preston.

    8. "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"

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    What it means everywhere else: From Oxfordshire downwards.

    What it means in Lancashire: Sheffield.

    10. "Chippy tea"

    11. "Faliraki"

    12. "Gravy"

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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"

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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"

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    What it means everywhere else: Enlightened or lit up.

    What it means in Lancashire: Blackpool.

    15. "Skew"

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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"

    17. "Yorkshire"

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    What it means everywhere else: A large northern county.

    What it means in Lancashire: Idiots.

    18. "Asti"

    19. "Bash"

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    What it means everywhere else: A party.

    What it means in Lancashire: Baxenden.

    20. "Auntie"

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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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