Derbyshire dialect can often be a thing of beauty, with sayings and phrases from all over our County being completely unique. We’ve picked 5 of the best, which do you use?
Courtesy of Mapperley Village, we’ve put together a list of 5 of the best Derbyshire dialect phrases, old and new!
Which of these do you use, or know somebody who does? Let us know by commenting on our Facebook or Instagram post!
1. Ar’ll rattle thy chops
‘Ar’ll rattle thy chops’ means I’ll smack your face!
2. To ‘suck the mop’
To ‘suck the mop’ means to take the blame!
3. He’s non reight sharp
He’s a bit daft
4. Oo’s ollin?
5. Ah’ll ay te wesh mi cleck!
I’ll have to wash my face
All of these sayings were taken from the Mapperley Town website. you can visit the website by clicking here.