(Extracts from The Fairly Truthful Guide to Geordie)
Chaalkin’ on the bleezer Not speaking to each other
Gettin’ off at Manors Not finishing the job – Method of birth control
Huw’s it hingin’? How’s life treating you?
Aadivvenwannee I’d rather not
Yedivvenhattee You don’t have to
Eegannin? Are you going?
Eeganaganwiwu? Would you like to come with us?
He’s a reet heed-the-baall He’s mad as a hatter
S’narf snaa’n It is snowing heavily
(There's loads more in the book!)
The Fairly Truthful Guide to Geordie Book
Map of Geordieland, What is a Geordie? Cartoons, History of the Geordie Language, Pronunciation, Quick Guide, Geordie Casablanca, Toon and Wear Rivalry, What is Hitchy Dabbas?, Classic Geordie Humour, Geordie Sayings,Modern Geordie Terms, Extreme Geordie, Ten Commandments, Geordie Jokes, Famous Geordies, Constitutional Amendments, Geordie Quiz, Geordie Rhyming Slang, Tyneside Firsts, Big Things, Norwegian Geordie, Medical Terms, Recipes, Old Tyneside Songs, Adopted Geordies, Geordie Phobias, Glossary and lots more facts and figures (Quite a few of them are true!)
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