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#61 hindle xiii

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 06:48 PM

I thought the other day, give it a few years and Leodensians will start having a paddy until it becomes Leedshire. *shudders*

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#62 Wolford6

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 07:08 PM

I thought the other day, give it a few years and Leodensians will start having a paddy until it becomes Leedshire. *shudders*


I think you may have mis-typed the eighth letter.
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#63 JohnM

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 11:10 AM

Paul Hudson :lol: :lol: :lol:


Thought he lives in Shadwell...goes in the Red Lion?

#64 Wolford6

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 12:13 PM

:o


:D

Feel free to give me some back. After all Bradford and Leeds folk have been happily slagging each other off for the past 300 years. Long may it continue; let's face it, for Yorkshire folk, slagging of Lancashire is like shooting fish in a barrel. ;)


We've still got a cathedral, by the way. And we still formed the Labour Party and the Barbarians RUFC. And Saltaire is still a World Heritage Site. And our city centre is built out of Yorkshire Sandstone, from Bradford.
And, for this week at least, we're above you in the Superleague table.

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#65 chuffer

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 12:28 PM

Hartlepool - Monkey hangers


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#66 JohnM

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 12:51 PM

Westhoughton - Cow-yeds

#67 hindle xiii

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:15 PM

Westhoughton - Cow-yeds

I work there, please explain. The accent is the wrong enough as it is without having them explain things to lil ol' me.

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#68 hindle xiii

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:17 PM

And we still formed the Labour Party and the Barbarians RUFC.

I do like these little quirky facts of things or people born in Bradford, especially back when we were good. Stuff from Sooty and Lassie, to Morrisons and Seabrooks, the FA Cup and Challenge Cup, to school dinners and now a major politcal party (which I didn't know).

Not happy about the Barbarians though.

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#69 Futtocks

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:31 PM

Apparently, the army used to refer to Falklanders as 'Bennies', after the dimwitted character from 'Crossroads'. An official order was given, telling people to stop using this name.

So they started calling them 'Stills' instead... "cause they're still Bennies". :D

Edited by Futtocks, 04 February 2013 - 01:32 PM.

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#70 WearyRhino

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:31 PM

... And we still formed the Labour Party ....


No, the ILP was formed in Bradford, not the Labour Party.

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#71 Wolford6

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:51 PM

It became the Labour Party.

That's our story and we're sticking to it.

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#72 hindle xiii

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:11 PM

No, the ILP was formed in Bradford, not the Labour Party.

Near enough to peak my interest.

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#73 WearyRhino

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:30 PM

It became the Labour Party.

That's our story and we're sticking to it.


No, ILPers helped form the Labour Party - but were not subsumed into it. Indeed, they still exist.

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#74 Ullman

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 03:00 PM

This won't be new to some of you but people in Bridlington refer to West Riding folk as 'Comforts' because they walk around Brid asking each other if they've 'comfort day or comfort week'.

"I own up. I am a serial risk taker. I live in a flood zone, cycle without a helmet, drink alcohol and on Sunday I had bacon for breakfast."


#75 Wolford6

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 03:02 PM

First Labour MP, Keir Hardy ... ,originally ILP
First LabourPM, Ramsey MacDonald ... ,originally ILP

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#76 Ullman

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 03:19 PM

Are people from Hedon Hedonists?

"I own up. I am a serial risk taker. I live in a flood zone, cycle without a helmet, drink alcohol and on Sunday I had bacon for breakfast."


#77 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 03:47 PM

:D

Feel free to give me some back. After all Bradford and Leeds folk have been happily slagging each other off for the past 300 years. Long may it continue; let's face it, for Yorkshire folk, slagging of Lancashire is like shooting fish in a barrel. ;)


We've still got a cathedral, by the way. And we still formed the Labour Party and the Barbarians RUFC. And Saltaire is still a World Heritage Site. And our city centre is built out of Yorkshire Sandstone, from Bradford.
And, for this week at least, we're above you in the Superleague table.

B)

Coming from Bramley as a lad we used to have the Old oak tree on Leeds and Bradford road as our local,and on a friday and saturday night we used to toss a coin which direction we went,bus or taxi down to town or over to Bradford .We had some good nights in those days at the Mecca and the pubs seemed like locals as opposed to Leeds city centre pubs.You are Welsh ?so here is an old local saying "Any cock can crow on its own midden"
but you and I weve been through that and this is not our fate.
So let us so let us not talk falsely now.
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FROM 2004,TO DO WHAT THIS CLUB HAS DONE,IF THATS NOT GREATNESSTHEN i DONT KNOW WHAT IS.

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#78 JohnM

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 03:56 PM

I work there, please explain. The accent is the wrong enough as it is without having them explain things to lil ol' me.


Hope this helps

http://www.lancashir...tale_is_right_/

oh, and Lincolnshire folk are known as yellowbeliies see http://www.bbc.co.uk...llowbelly.shtml

Edited by JohnM, 04 February 2013 - 03:58 PM.


#79 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 04:16 PM

Residents of Armley were known as square heads.I wonder ifit had something to do with the prison ?
but you and I weve been through that and this is not our fate.
So let us so let us not talk falsely now.
The hour is getting late
FROM 2004,TO DO WHAT THIS CLUB HAS DONE,IF THATS NOT GREATNESSTHEN i DONT KNOW WHAT IS.

JAMIE PEACOCK

#80 Derwent

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 04:32 PM

Apparently, the army used to refer to Falklanders as 'Bennies', after the dimwitted character from 'Crossroads'. An official order was given, telling people to stop using this name.

So they started calling them 'Stills' instead... "cause they're still Bennies". :D


The locals responded by calling the soldiers "wheneyes" due to them constantly going on about "when I was at Goose Green" etc

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