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.