How many of these Yorkshire words did you know?

11 words and phrases every person in Yorkshire has used - and their meanings

There's nowt as queer as Yorkshire folk - but the way we speak is perfectly normal round these parts.

But if you're from down south, or you happen to be unfortunate enough to be born and raised in Lancashire, then you may have a little difficulty understanding our native tongue. That's why TheYP has decided to put this handy guide together. Think of it as the Yorkshire Dictionary, or an explination to early Arctic Monkeys lyrics if you will...

Simply means hello. As in, 'hellow and welcome to this article'. PS: Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa is waving in a welcoming way...

1. Ey up

Simply means hello. As in, 'hellow and welcome to this article'. PS: Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa is waving in a welcoming way...
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Nope - not the card game or the noise a crunchy Yorkshire Crisp makes when you first sink your gnashers in. Oh no, this described your food, as in 'I'm going to eat mi snap". A lunchbox can be be known as a snap box.

2. Snap

Nope - not the card game or the noise a crunchy Yorkshire Crisp makes when you first sink your gnashers in. Oh no, this described your food, as in 'I'm going to eat mi snap". A lunchbox can be be known as a snap box.
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If you're thinking of Yorkshire's favourite interviewer Michael Parkinson, then well done for your county knowledge, but that's not what we mean here. In this instance, it means cold.

3. Parky

If you're thinking of Yorkshire's favourite interviewer Michael Parkinson, then well done for your county knowledge, but that's not what we mean here. In this instance, it means cold.
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Nothing, lack of, void.

4. Nowt

Nothing, lack of, void.
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