NORTHERN SLANG/COLLOQUIALISMS

Inspired by @alanarogerrrrs and her NZ list! NW England represent ✌️
  1. Buzzin
    Excited, stoked
  2. Proper
    Really, very. As in "I'm proper buzzin for tonight"
  3. Dead
    Same as above ☝
  4. Chuck/duck
    Term of endearment. As in "thanks, chuck"
  5. Cock
    Term of endearment, believe it or not. As in "Alright, cock?"
  6. Our kid
    Close friend or sibling. I almost never hear my uncle get called by his real name because he's always "our kid"
  7. Mither (pronounced like m-eye-ther)
    Bother. As in "stop mithering me!" or "I can't be mithered"
  8. Sound
    Great, cool
  9. Wool
    Scouse term for anyone from the surrounding area outside of Liverpool. Like me 🙋
  10. Jib
    Finish something, leave something. As in "I jibbed off school"
  11. Gaggin
    Thirsty
  12. Strop
    Tantrum, as in "Our kid's throwing a strop and I can't be mithered"
  13. Keks
    Trousers
  14. Pissing it down
    Raining heavily
  15. Pissing about
    Messing around, causing trouble
  16. Fannying around
    Wasting time, being generally unproductive
  17. The Backs
    The alleys at the back of terraced houses- like this. When I was a kid I'd play out in these with my friends, but when it was dark it was terrifying 😱