Durham & Tyneside Dialect Group / Send us a poem....                   


 

SEND US A POEM!

The idea is to build up an alphabet of short poems, each featuring one (or more) dialect word/s.
If you can mak up a poem to fit, click for E-MAIL, type it in, then send it!   (Nae matter if it rhymes or not, see examples below - click on a title to fetch up the poem...)

A is for ACRUN
n ABACKA

B is for BUTTERLOWY n BOGGART

C is for CLEMMIE n COININ' n CAM
n COIN

D is for DODIE, DIVVENT, DEE

E is for ETTLE (twice) n ENDWAYS

F is for FOOTY n FIZZ n FLIT

G is for GLIFF n GOWK (cuckoo) (twice) n GOWK (apple core)

H is for HOWDY-MAW, HYEM, and HOGGER

I is for ICESHOGGLE (twice)

J is for JONSY

K is for KNAA

L is for LOWE n LOP

M is for MEGMONIFEET
MARRA, MIZZLE n MAK n MANNER

N is for NOOK n NETTIE

O is for ORTH-APPLE

P is for POLISS POINTS n PLASHY

Q is for QUEEN-CAT

R is for RAFF YARD

S is for SKRIKE
n SNAA
n STOUR

T is for TAAK an' TELLED an' TORNIPS

U is for

V is for A VAST

W is for WAAK n WEANY

Y is for YEL, YOWL

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