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BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?

Herga Kitty 30 Jan 02 - 03:13 PM
Mr Red 30 Jan 02 - 12:38 PM
Herga Kitty 29 Jan 02 - 07:08 PM
Mr Red 29 Jan 02 - 01:40 PM
Herga Kitty 28 Jan 02 - 04:25 PM
Mr Red 26 Jan 02 - 06:23 AM
gnomad 25 Jan 02 - 02:32 PM
Willa 25 Jan 02 - 01:53 PM
Abuwood 25 Jan 02 - 03:48 AM
Abuwood 25 Jan 02 - 03:46 AM
Les from Hull 24 Jan 02 - 08:36 AM
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Mrs.Duck 22 Jan 02 - 04:34 PM
Abuwood 22 Jan 02 - 03:31 PM
Ned Ludd 21 Jan 02 - 06:35 PM
Mr Red 21 Jan 02 - 01:01 PM
mooman 21 Jan 02 - 12:02 PM
lostbunny 21 Jan 02 - 11:42 AM
Paul from Hull 21 Jan 02 - 10:54 AM
GUEST,Greycap 21 Jan 02 - 03:09 AM
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bobby's girl 20 Jan 02 - 05:32 PM
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Dave the Gnome 19 Jan 01 - 04:33 AM
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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Herga Kitty
Date: 30 Jan 02 - 03:13 PM

Mr Red - I was trying to stay on thread but Herga meets at the Royal Oak, Peel Road, Wealdstone. Thanks to road improvements it's now quite difficult to find, even for people who live in London, like Peta Webb, never mind mad folk from Yorkshire and other parts. We have a website, and a how to get there map is at

http://dialspace.dial.pipex.com/town/close/xqu58/herga/hergamap.htm

should you ever happen this way on a Monday (not Bank Holidays.

Kitty


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Mr Red
Date: 30 Jan 02 - 12:38 PM

Kitty, So Herga FC is Mondays but you didn't mention the Pub. The Devil & York Minster - don't hear it much now but it was regularly heard in the Somers FC years ago, when Dave Webber was a regular, (even on t'committee for a spell). Did the member from Ilkley Moor come "bar t'tat?"


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Herga Kitty
Date: 29 Jan 02 - 07:08 PM

Mr Red - the Herga Folk Club is where I should have been last night instead of posting here, but I was practising for a gig tonight with Les Sullivan at Uxbridge. Herga, being located in the London Borough of Harrow,is somewhat short of members from Yorkshire at the moment (it's a bit of a trek down the motorway, although one former member did actually drive down from Ilkley for a particular guest and drive straight back after). We do occasionally still see Tim Brooks (writer of So Far from Home and the Devil and York Minster) and our Christmas parties are not complete without his rendition of why each Christmas tree has a fairy on top and why Santa's beard is quite white.

Kitty


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Mr Red
Date: 29 Jan 02 - 01:40 PM

Kitty
So do people from the Black Country.
The story I heard was on the BBC on Radio 2 and may have been more than 25 years ago which itself was referring to history (unspecified). I remember the road signs, and remeber them changing the words, and I'm only 29 (Oh OK turned 35) **BG**.
You can just imagine a teen boy racer chancing his arm, and pointing to the verbiage in his defence when Mr Plod got out notebook & licked his pencil. I remember it as Manchester but that may have been in the Barnsley suburb (**BBG**), you know how metrocentric DJ's navigate.
BTW is Herga an FC thing?


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Herga Kitty
Date: 28 Jan 02 - 04:25 PM

Mr Red

Nice story, but I'd be interested to know when and whereabouts in Yorkshire the accidents were. Sources in the Department of Transport tell me that signs saying "When red light shows wait here" have been used for more than a quarter of a century. But of course Yorkshire people have long memories.

Kitty


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Mr Red
Date: 26 Jan 02 - 06:23 AM

Seems there are dielect difficulties within Yorkshire as well.
Who here is nesh? Are they thralled?
Happen.
dare we mention why temporary traffic lights all over UK no longer bear the sign "Wait while red light shows"?
perfectly understandable in most parts but in Yorkshire "while" means "UNTIL"! It took a few accidents and court cases to remind London that the rest of the UK speaks differently (to them & to each other).
Happen so!!!


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: gnomad
Date: 25 Jan 02 - 02:32 PM

If you slip across to Licolnshire you'll find tenfoots (no not tenfeet) suddenly become eightfoots in Grimsby, but strangely they seem the same size.

Somebody needs to measure maybe.

Can't check for myself, round here they're called entries and wouldn't count.


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Willa
Date: 25 Jan 02 - 01:53 PM

Tenfoot in Hull, but in the posher parts (Haltemprice?) they're called snickets.


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Abuwood
Date: 25 Jan 02 - 03:48 AM

We used to play in't tenfoot, I forgot that one, that's a new one to confuse my hubby thanks Les. Is there no-one else who gets spell's in their fingers? The kids I taught thought that that meant I was a witch


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Abuwood
Date: 25 Jan 02 - 03:46 AM

We used to play in't tenfoot, I forgot that one, that's a new one to confuse my hubby thanks Les


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Les from Hull
Date: 24 Jan 02 - 08:36 AM

I should also point out that in Hull, your snap is your packing-up.


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Les from Hull
Date: 23 Jan 02 - 09:21 AM

A ginnel in Hull is a tenfoot, but it's too cold to be mafted. I'm nithered, me.


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 22 Jan 02 - 04:34 PM

Not sure on caussing, is it the same as Barnsley caussey?


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Abuwood
Date: 22 Jan 02 - 03:31 PM

It wasn't since I married this southerner that I realised what serious language difficulties there are! For instance what in East Yorkshire terms a ginnel? Being mafted? Got a spell? Fell over the sink? Or in West Yorkshire terms snap? caussing? bab? In Birmingham the latter is a term of endearment, very confusing for toddlers new to the area!


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Ned Ludd
Date: 21 Jan 02 - 06:35 PM

We're not mad! Aardvark FISH.


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Mr Red
Date: 21 Jan 02 - 01:01 PM

You can always tell a Yorkshireman, but you cannot him much.

Told to me by a Yorkshire lass. Lived with her for 10 years, which was 10 years too long.


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: mooman
Date: 21 Jan 02 - 12:02 PM

Greycap,

I thought there was actually three types of people...

Yorkies, those who wish they were and those with no ambition at all!

mooman


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: lostbunny
Date: 21 Jan 02 - 11:42 AM

Actually I kind of agree. I'm from the south (dare I say it?) but have lived in York for the past three years and I'm not planning on leaving...


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Paul from Hull
Date: 21 Jan 02 - 10:54 AM

Absolutely, Greycap. After all, its like winning First Prize in the Lottery of Life.


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: GUEST,Greycap
Date: 21 Jan 02 - 03:09 AM

There are only two sorts of folk - Yorkies, and those who wish they were. It's our modesty, not our eccentricity, that others find so appealing...


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Paul from Hull
Date: 20 Jan 02 - 05:42 PM

Mad? Hah!


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: bobby's girl
Date: 20 Jan 02 - 05:32 PM

I can vouch for the fact that Ruthie is completely barking, having had her to stay in my house for a week! However, even though I have lived in Dorset for nearly 16 years, I too am a Yorkie, and therefore mad by definition!


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: lostbunny
Date: 20 Jan 02 - 02:07 PM

Ruthie once recruited me to be called Richard. It's perfectly true. Admittedly it was about a year ago. People probably don't do it any more. It was clearly a fad.


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: GUEST
Date: 02 Feb 01 - 04:08 PM

Ickle: you mean, you didn't realise you'd arrived?


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: GUEST,Ickle dorritt
Date: 30 Jan 01 - 06:04 PM

Audrey has returned from Cleethorpes sporting a tan and a new pair of gills -(I don't know no sooner are they spawn and the next moment .... (deep sigh). Anyway I can confirm that Doncaster is no longer in Yorkshire as it is now indeed a suburb of Norwich. I can confirm this after standing for many years on the platform of Doncaster station thinking that I was in the back of beyond and was never going to make it to Hull!


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: wildlone
Date: 30 Jan 01 - 02:11 PM

Doncaster in Yorkshire? hardly, When I was up in Helmsley a few years back and said I had been to Yorkshire before, near Doncaster I was told "dont think that Doncaster is anything to do with Yorkshire"
dave of the Red Rose


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Kc
Date: 30 Jan 01 - 11:10 AM

U mad fools, U R all just proving Ur madness by reading, and then actually replying to this. I can't talk cos i posted it.

All for the white rose!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

An my friend here agrees, even though he isn't a yorkie.

Luv 2 the world *only kidding, its not the 70's all over again

Sorry to all U who were here for that

Kc


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: okthen
Date: 20 Jan 01 - 03:39 AM

I muat have been mad to have read all the way through this,I think I'll have a lay down.

cheers

bill


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Terry K
Date: 20 Jan 01 - 02:39 AM

Shag sheep? - of course Yorkshiremen shag sheep - that's how you get Lancastrians.

Cheers, Terry


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Ruthie A
Date: 19 Jan 01 - 11:57 AM

But I do recruit people to be called Richard! Unfortunately, I am sadly lacking in the tadpole department. I'll have to do something about that.

Ruthie


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Tone d' F
Date: 19 Jan 01 - 09:23 AM

tha's all puddled, tha want's ta get thi sen downt pub that'll cure thystrange natterin'


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: GUEST,Mike Cahill
Date: 19 Jan 01 - 05:14 AM

As a Lancastrian who came to Castleford in 79 in a vain attempt to bring civilisation to the Yorkists, I can confirm that they are ALL quite mad,(but harmless)

If you shake a bridle over a Yorkshiremans grave, he'll get up and steal the horse.(a bit of Lancashire wisdom)


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 19 Jan 01 - 04:33 AM

Hah! No-one calls their tadpoles Audrey or recruits people called Richard any more! I think there is a smattering of people on this thread pretending to be mad. Well, let me just say, missey me young fellow, WE ARE ON TO YOU.

And just remember, 50% of people are mad, 50% think they are mad and the other 50% just pass the pickled herring.

Milton John.


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: jayohjo
Date: 18 Jan 01 - 07:45 PM

Gah! Daft buggers the lot of youse! Yorkshire girl meself, moonraking happens in SLAITHWAITE (pron. Slaowit) near HOLMFIRTH - (who incidentally have a nice folk festival, mostly based around The Nook pub) also for t'benefit of all youse southern softies, Holmfirth is where they film Last of the Summer Wine. Fun festival type stuff for the moonraking happens in the Sair pub in Slaithwaite, danicing music and singing - lovely.

And i'm not mad in the slightest - that's why I'm leaving for northern Russia the day after tomorrow, in January....

jayohjo XXX


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Ruthie A
Date: 18 Jan 01 - 05:44 PM

Hmmmm...I'm a Geordie lass with a half Yorkshire, half Nottingham, half London accent and no mathematical ability at all, which must make me even worse. Especially if you consider that I have lived near Newcastle for all 13 years of my life, picked up the Yorkshire accent from over-exposure to drunk people at Folkworks summerschool (making it rather odd) and still haven't lost it. I chant Norange Norange Norange Norange Brape Troozers Bisghetti at irregular intervals and I currently claim to be a flannel. I also appear to be expressing desires to play the bassoon and recruit people to be called Richard. Mad enough?

Ruthie


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Greyeyes
Date: 18 Jan 01 - 05:22 PM

I think I've met Audrey, she told me you were barking.


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Linda Kelly
Date: 18 Jan 01 - 05:20 PM

I have lived in Yorkshire for seven years and consider myself perfectly sane. I have people prepared to vouch for my sanity -includng my tadpole Audrey who is currently on holiday in Cleethorpes.


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: GUEST,Greyeyes
Date: 18 Jan 01 - 08:49 AM

Good point, well made. yes they are (grey) although my mother claims they're blue.


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 18 Jan 01 - 05:51 AM

Sorry for the mis-spell - should be Westhoughton of course

DtG


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 18 Jan 01 - 05:19 AM

or rakes of Mallow?

Ah - but Greyeyes (are they btw - grey that is?), even if I concede I reckon you would still be hard pushed to beat our 'cow-yed' (cow head) story from Westhoughton, Nr Bolton. Westhoughteners have been called cow-yeds ever since a local farmer, on finding his cows head stuck through a wrought iron railing decided to resolve the issue by sawing off the cows head....

Should I realy be arguing that Lancy folks are more stupid than Wilty ones|:-?

Cheers

Dave the non-Westhoughten Gnome


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Lanfranc
Date: 17 Jan 01 - 06:07 PM

OK, just so long as they are Limerick Rakes!


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Greyeyes
Date: 17 Jan 01 - 05:16 PM

Lancashire moonrakers are charlatans and frauds. Real Moonrakers come from Wiltshire, any person of Wiltshire origin is known as a Moonraker, the county tie of Wiltshire, which I wear, features a Moonraker on it. Obviously Lancashire has so little history and legend of its own it has to appropriate stories from more interesting counties.

Dave the Gnome, we might have to settle this like Gentlemen, with rakes at dawn!


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Les from Hull
Date: 17 Jan 01 - 12:44 PM

I think you may find that Skippy is a Bush Kangaroo - and he's only trying to tell you that somebody's stuck in the old mine.

Les


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Dave Wynn
Date: 17 Jan 01 - 12:44 PM

The best thing to come out of Yourkshire is the road to Lancashire........

Spot the (West Lancashire Tripe Hound)Dog


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Mary in Kentucky
Date: 17 Jan 01 - 09:44 AM

Hadn't heard that one before! I'll use it for Skippy, whom I'm currently trying to break from yapping so much.


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 17 Jan 01 - 09:40 AM

It is also acceptable to call them "Yorkshire Terrorists", Mary. Gets people worried....

DtG


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 17 Jan 01 - 09:40 AM

It is also acceptable to call the "Yorkshire Terrorists", Mary. Gets people worried....

DtG


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Mary in Kentucky
Date: 17 Jan 01 - 09:38 AM

...and I call them my "Yorkie Dorks." Sometimes, "Dorky Yorkies."


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Mary in Kentucky
Date: 17 Jan 01 - 09:36 AM

I have two little Yorkies, Tiffy and Skippy, and I'm mad about them.


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Subject: RE: BS: R all the Yorkshires Mad, or is it me?
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 17 Jan 01 - 09:29 AM

Hmmmmph - Middleton, Lancs is where Moonrakers come from. Why do you think John Willy Lees called one of his beers moonraker???

And yes. All Yorkshiremen are mad. That's why us Lancastrians walk round with 2 short planks under our arms - to demonstrate the density of our easterm neighbours....

Anyway, welcome to the madhouse Kc. Pop over the hills anytime and I will make sure you get your passport stamped and your currency changed;-)

Dave the Lancy Gnome (If that isn't an oxymoron (sp?) I dunno what is!)


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