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BERWICK C20/2

A list compiled from response to an online questionnaire by Bill Pearson of Berwick, aged 60 in 2003.

afeard
afore
ahint
argie
atween
aye
badly - unwell
bagie
bait
ballup buttons
bank - slope
bat
belang
bide
blather
bogle - bogeyman
breeks
burn - stream
cack
canny
chucks
clag
claggy
clarts
clarty
clivvor
cloaker - grey bug found under rocks
coble
cowp - overturn
crack - talk
craw - crow
cuddy
dad - to shake
darsent
dee
dene
dike - wall
dinna ken
divvent
duds
not fashed
what fettle
forbye
gadgie
galluses
gan / gang
gliff - a fright
gob
goosegogs
greet - to cry
guisers
hame / yem
haud - hold
hinnie
howk
hoy
kale
keek
ken
kick-can
out of kilter
lace
lum
mak
marra
mash (tea)
midden
mind -remember
nits - lice
oxter
plashes doon
plashy
plodge
poliss
pump
rasp
reek
shoon
shuggy-boat
skelp
skinch
slippy
sneck
spuggy
stot
tabs / fags / dimps
taties
tiggy
why-aye
wifie
get wrong
yammer
yance

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wifie
get wrong
yammer
yance