QUIZ: do you know the meaning of these Northern words?
Even the staunchest Northerners might struggle with these
Much like acid jazz and Pep Guardiola’s tactic board, the North of England isn’t so much a place as it is a state of mind.
A stunning, whirling, euphoric, ‘strangers actually talk to you’ state of mind – and one in which you can soak up a wealth of dialects and slang, developed over centuries of settling and often feeling like a language all of its own.
So, for those who consider themselves masters of Northern English – or simply outsiders who fancy their chances at guessing what the hell people are saying up in Manchester, Liverpool and the like, have a go at our quiz below.