Standing there like a tin of milk

Discussion in 'SMB' started by PinzaC55, Jan 10, 2019.

  1. Nipple Salad

    Nipple Salad Midfield

    Most people under the age of 80 then
  2. Amnorrageordie

    Amnorrageordie Midfield

    I'm ex Dawdon and the tongue in cheek one we used do do that and say, by jock. A couple of generations on the youngins were doing the same but saying, geordie bow. Odd that as my nickname has been bow for fottie odd years, but but obviously amnorrageordie.

    Blarn a mile?
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  3. 007Iron

    007Iron Midfield

    Putting the tongue in the cheek and rubbing it would probably get a different reaction these days, like. There may even be certain websites dedicated to it.:lol:
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  4. Amnorrageordie

    Amnorrageordie Midfield

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  5. Mackem postman perhaps ?
  6. 007Iron

    007Iron Midfield


    Made that up.
  7. It's "fettle' and is a real word meaning to sort something out, finish it.

    1. 1.
      "Marguerite was in fine fettle"
      synonyms: shape, trim, fitness, physical fitness, health, state of health; More
    1. 1.
      trim or clean the rough edges of (a metal casting or a piece of pottery) before firing.
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  8. Yes. We were once threatened by a posh ruffian holding 2 fierce dogs.

    “These two’ll fettle yous”.
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  9. Fuckin champion

    Is this a mackem or mag thing?
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  10. 007Iron

    007Iron Midfield

    Clue's in the word 'champion' there mate. They've won that phrase.
  11. Keith S30S

    Keith S30S Inside right Staff Member Contributor

    It was a midden in my house.
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  12. Snek, the latch that keeps the door shut.
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  13. silva fox

    silva fox Midfield

    Never heard that before
  14. Champion
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  15. the boot

    the boot Midfield


    Chuck. As in thanks chuck.

    Methylated spirits.
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  16. 007Iron

    007Iron Midfield

    There's people in the North East don't know what a muffler is. Same as dut(t?).
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  17. the boot

    the boot Midfield

  18. 007Iron

    007Iron Midfield

    One t or two?

    It's cahd out there, put your dutt on!
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  19. matt228

    matt228 Midfield Contributor

    I know that, that’s what I said. I used it outside the northeast and got funny looks.

    It’s “topper” I didn’t understand.
  20. eshermackem

    eshermackem Central Defender

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