Local words of endearment are gradually being lost.

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Local words of endearment are gradually being lost.

Postby Leodian » Tue 13 Feb, 2018 10:22 pm

Local words of endearment are gradually being lost, so such as 'pet', 'dear', 'duck' and 'luv/love' are less often heard now. I heard one though yesterday that I don't recall ever hearing before (if I have it must be a long time ago) namely 'chicken'. It was said in a friendly endearing way several times by a woman talking on her mobile phone.
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Re: Local words of endearment are gradually being lost.

Postby buffaloskinner » Tue 13 Feb, 2018 10:55 pm

:o

You cannot expect anything else with the PC brigade hot on your heels for a wrong word, or comment :shock:
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Re: Local words of endearment are gradually being lost.

Postby tyke bhoy » Tue 13 Feb, 2018 11:00 pm

Leodian wrote: I heard one though yesterday that I don't recall ever hearing before (if I have it must be a long time ago) namely 'chicken'. It was said in a friendly endearing way several times by a woman talking on her mobile phone.
My wife, originally from Northern Ireland, uses it all the time. She also strongly objects to being called love by strangers ;-) .
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Re: Local words of endearment are gradually being lost.

Postby volvojack » Wed 14 Feb, 2018 9:37 am

When we lived in Bristol..... "How bist me 'andsome" (Enquiring) and "Gurt Lush" (Really Good)

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Re: Local words of endearment are gradually being lost.

Postby dogduke » Wed 14 Feb, 2018 3:31 pm

Around parts of LS8 and LS9 anything
said in English is rare
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Re: Local words of endearment are gradually being lost.

Postby tilly » Wed 14 Feb, 2018 9:31 pm

I remember a while ago Leeds City Council told there telephone operators that they had not to use the word love when answering the phone.
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Re: Local words of endearment are gradually being lost.

Postby volvojack » Fri 16 Feb, 2018 9:13 am

Greeting a Friend not seen for a while in certain parts of leeds,
"Nah TheN me old Muckah"


Thank You Tilly,
You will get like me one day.......
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Re: Local words of endearment are gradually being lost.

Postby tilly » Fri 16 Feb, 2018 8:41 pm

Jack you missed the hen out.He. He.
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