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Old 12-05-2020, 11:37   #721
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What do they mean? I am innocent.
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Old 13-05-2020, 18:02   #722
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my Dad was born in Southport....

It's practically a suburb of Liverpool nowadays.
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Old 13-05-2020, 18:28   #723
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What do they mean? I am innocent.
"Az if!"

See the list, be aware though there are some adult turns of phrase included.

https://www.anglotopia.net/british-t...-video-inside/
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It's practically a suburb of Liverpool nowadays.

when my Dad (and myself) was born there it was still part of Lancashire
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Old 14-05-2020, 06:39   #725
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when my Dad (and myself) was born there it was still part of Lancashire

Geographically it still is, but the "Posh Scousers" are in the majority nowadays. Incidentally when I was born in Liverpool was still part of Lancashire.
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Geographically it still is, but the "Posh Scousers" are in the majority nowadays. Incidentally when I was born in Liverpool was still part of Lancashire.
But then again Liverpool was once classed as the capital of Ireland. Ha, now wait for the flak.
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Old 15-05-2020, 09:36   #727
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Take a look at the Friends of Real Lancashire (FORL) website to learn that Liverpool and Southport are still in the county of Lancashire, of which the Queen is the Duke.
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Take a look at the Friends of Real Lancashire (FORL) website to learn that Liverpool and Southport are still in the county of Lancashire, of which the Queen is the Duke.
That Is why on Lancashire day, The toast is to "The Duke Of Lancaster,god bless her".
Your's, Taddy "The genuine Lancashire Luddite".
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