Now you’ve relocated to the mighty city of Hull, it’s time you learnt some of the local lingo! Most of the time it all comes down to pronunciation so here’s how to perfect that Hull twang.
Ellur – Hello
Errr nerrr! – Oh no
I aren’t – I am not
Fern Curl – Phone call
Kirk-a-curler – Coca-cola
Breadcake – Bread roll
Kecks – Trousers
Bains – Children
Burla – Bowl of
Dinntit? – Did it not?
Lerds ‘n lerds – Plenty
Mimmam – My mother
Yer for-ever mernin’ – You complain a lot
A penny all off – A short back and sides
Stop balling yered off! – Please be quiet
Canaborryit? – May I borrow that?
Summatup? – Is there something wrong?
Gorrit for nowt – I did not pay anything
Arm off erm now, tarrar – I am leaving, bye
Before you know it you’ll be doing everyone’s eddin’ with your new accent, errrr nerrrr!