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    18 Words That Mean Something Completely Different In Leicester

    You're only a propeh Lestah chissit if you use all of these on a daily basis.

    1. "Cob."

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    What is usually means: a bread roll.

    What it means in Leicester: An upset, grumpy, mardy mood. As in, "You've got a right cob on."

    2. "Laggy."

    3. "Like."

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    What it usually means: A way of communicating through Facebook.

    What it means in Leicester: Used as punctuation. As in, "I went into tahn like, and this, like, woman pushed in front of me, like, in the queue like."

    4. "Lug."

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    What is usually means: To carry or drag a heavy object with great effort.

    What it means in Leicester: Ear, as in, "Look at the size of those bloody lugs."

    5. "Quiddit."

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    What it usually means: A wizardly sport (kind of).

    What it means in Leicester: Pack it in before I lose my cool. As in – "fuckin' QUIDDIT."

    6. "Lamp."

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    What it usually means: An object that emits light.

    What it means in Leicester: Hit. As in, "I'm gonna lamp yer one if yer don't quiddit."

    7. "Tahn."

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    What it usually means: A place in Liberia.

    What it means in Leicester: The city centre. As in, "Guwin' up tahn? Meet me at Clock Tower?"

    8. "Jitty."

    9. "Gisit."

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    What it usually means: That you can't spell "visit."

    What it means in Leicester: "Give me whatever you're holding right now."

    10. "Frit."

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    What it usually means: A mixture of minerals used to make glass.

    What it means: Shit-scared. As in, "I was frit to death!"

    11. "Ja-won-ote?"

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    What it usually means: A type of computer programming note.

    What it means in Leicester: "Do you want anything?"

    12. "Duck."

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    What it usually means: A bread-munching water bird with webbed feet.

    What it means: A greeting, as in, "Ay up me duck? Ja-won-ote from t'shop?"

    13. "Cotty."

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    What it usually means: A really strange way of saying "cottage."

    What it means in Leicester: A knot in your hair. As in, "I've just ripped half my hair out thanks to that cotty."

    14. "Parky."

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    What it usually means: A nickname for Michael Parkinson.

    What it means in Leicester: It's so cold all the pigeons in the town centre have frozen. As in, "It's a bit bloomin' parky innit?"

    15. "Todd."

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    What it usually means: An English baby name.

    What it means in Leicester: Being alone, as in, "Ha ha, yer on yer todd."

    16. "Having me on."

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    What it usually means: How a celebrity thanks a talk show host at the end of the show ("thanks for having me on!")

    What it means in Leicester: Disbelief mixed with deep shock. As in, "No 'e never! Yer-evin-mi-on!"

    17. "Owned."

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    What it usually means: You had something that was all yours.

    What it means in Leicester: "You, mate, have just been proven wrong, and now you look like a twat. Ha!"

    18. "Chissit."

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    What it usually means: The number eighteen, according to Stephen King.

    What it means in Leicester: 'Is it". As in, "Ow-much-chissit? Christ!" Can be overheard a lot in Urban Outfitters.


    What it also means in Leicester:
    Someone with a strong Leicester accent. As in, "Yes we do say some weird things, but we're proud of our chissit ways."

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