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20 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.

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.

This is used by Derbyshire folk to express utter disbelief.

5. "Geroff wi yer"

This is used by Derbyshire folk to express utter disbelief.
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A round bread roll. The name for this is different depending on which county you go to. Some towns in Derbyshire have cob shops, which has been known to confuse people visiting from the south.

6. "Cob"

A round bread roll. The name for this is different depending on which county you go to. Some towns in Derbyshire have cob shops, which has been known to confuse people visiting from the south.
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When somebody is sulking and takes things to heart very easily. i.e "Hes being mardy today."

7. "Mardy"

When somebody is sulking and takes things to heart very easily. i.e "Hes being mardy today."
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More widely known as "let me have a look!"

8. "Gis a gleg"

More widely known as "let me have a look!"
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