This man knows ^^^Only got till the end of the month though. Not meant to pick them in a month with ‘u’ in it iirc. Or at least that’s what I was told as a kid.
I know what a buck whelk is marra.A buck whelk is a huge, chewy whelk. It’s different.
The jocks probably do call them buckies though.
Good good.I know what a buck whelk is marra.
We used to call them "mermaids nipples" - when the Kershaws man came round the pubs and clubs.
All I am doing is explaining to the uninitiated what the Scots call winkles.
We in the North East of England refer to them as willicks, the Scots refer to them as buckies.
The Jocks also refer to crabs as "partans" - another colloquialism.
As bairns my granda used to bring a load of live crabs home, we used to play with them running around the garden before watching them being hoyed in the pot!Me Dad used to bring bags of buck whelks in when the yards were open..the smell in the kitchen when he was boiling them.
Not the best time of year atm but when we went around Christmas time we filled a carrier bag in no time.Went last year, certainly wasn’t the amount I remember getting as a bairn. Used to go with my Nanna and come back with bucketloads, was lucky to fill half a container last time.
Seahouses was topper for wilick picking. You could scoop them up with both handsWent last year, certainly wasn’t the amount I remember getting as a bairn. Used to go with my Nanna and come back with bucketloads, was lucky to fill half a container last time.
She's a keeper and obviously the intelligent one in your houseIt's obviously winkles like. Our lass calls them willicks ffs.