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.

How many of these Yorkshire words did you know?
How many of these Yorkshire words did you know?

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...

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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.
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.
Nothing, lack of, void.
"Meet me at t'other end a snicket" you may hear a young soul bellow to their friend. Snicket refers to a passageway or an alleyway.
A common one for folk of the region, this is. Said by many parents down the years, it simply means 'close the door- youve left it open'.
No, not that kind... Spice is a friendly term in Yorkshire, which means sweets. "Giz a bag a spice, young 'en'.
There's a lot of this round these parts. Silin' means raining heavily. See also: Bucketing it down
When you're upset or agitated, as Derby County manager Frank Lampard was when he got sent off at Rotherham United's New York Stadium during a 1-0 defeat to the Millers earlier this season.
The motion your body makes when you are about to vomit. Usually felt after a night on the ale...
See also tarrah, toodles and bye.