Words and phrases you will only understand if you come from Derbyshire

Do you know what these phrases and words mean? If so, you are definitely from Derbyshire.

Monday, 8th March 2021, 7:15 am
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Of course this list is just the tip of the iceberg - there are hundreds of expressions in the Derbyshire dialect - so feel free to share more local lingo on our Facebook page.

A common greeting around these parts, in which 'ay-up' means 'hello' and 'duck' is a term of endearment.
Hello, how are you

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What you call a round piece of bread can start arguments and even pub fights! Round here it's a cob. Less civilised parts may call them rolls, baps - even barms.
Sulking or being fed up, as in "Stop being so mardy!"
What we call a jumper or sweater
A mess or rubbish.
Packed lunch
Alleyway or passage between houses
Fizzy drink
To tell on someone, get them in trouble, report to the police
Myself, as in "I'll gerrit mesen"