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Re: Local English Sayings

Posted by Psi on May 18, 2002

In Reply to: Local English Sayings posted by James Briggs on May 17, 2002

: The link below is to a small site of 'Black Country' sayings. The 'Black Country' is the old industrial heart of England. Some of the Sayings I recognise as being used well outside that part of England. Do others use them too?

: NB Please note lack of apostrophies!

- but you've made up for it with that extra I ;-)

I'm familiar with about a third of these, but there's only one that I'd consider using myself: daft ha'p'orth. They certainly smack of that area north of Watford which we Southerners call the North.

psi