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#1 Wolford6

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Posted 31 July 2013 - 06:01 PM

Time to dig out an old favourite:

:)

 

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk.../fun/yorkshire/


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#2 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 01:49 AM

Yes its here again happy Yorkshire day even to those who were unfortunate to have been born outside the broad acres that is gods own County.


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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#3 WearyRhino

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 01:59 AM

Happy YD2013!

(i know, I'm going to hide now!)

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#4 Li0nhead

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 03:43 AM

You should be happy to be alive when our great land exists. 

 

Yorkshire.

 

Worship us today. 



#5 Severus

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 06:33 AM

Ah sod it, happy Yorkshire day!
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#6 hindle xiii

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 06:35 AM

F*cking hell it's like the Bible belt at Christmas.

 

For the rest of us in the county, happy Yorkshire day. A no nonesense message to all.

 

What a shame I have to spend it (or any day for that matter) in Westhoughton. :(


On Odsal Top baht 'at.


#7 High Peak Rhino

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 06:57 AM

I couldn't find my white rose badge ths morning :fie:



#8 Wolford6

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 07:40 AM

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk...allery.shtml?23


Edited by Wolford6, 01 August 2013 - 07:47 AM.

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#9 Griff9of13

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 07:57 AM

Time to dig out an old favourite:

:)

 

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk.../fun/yorkshire/

 

I failed that test completely....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I am happy to say. :D


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#10 Wiltshire Rhino

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 11:16 AM

gods own County...


...Wiltshire, oooaaaarrr!

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#11 ShotgunGold

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 12:45 PM

HAPPY YORKSHIRE DAY!

 

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Apparently there is an event in Skipton this year. http://www.yorkshireday2013.co.uk/

 

And some famous Yorkshirians have recorded a song called "On Ilkla Moor Baht 'At". Watch it here BBC.

 

As I'm from the South what exactly does that mean??! In English? The word "baht"... To be honest I didn't understand most of the words...


Edited by ShotgunGold, 01 August 2013 - 12:45 PM.


#12 hindle xiii

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 12:47 PM

HAPPY YORKSHIRE DAY!

 

yorkshire-flag-30-p.gif

 

yorkshire.jpg

 

Apparently there is an event in Skipton this year. http://www.yorkshireday2013.co.uk/

 

And some famous Yorkshirians have recorded a song called "On Ilkla Moor Baht 'At". Watch it here BBC.

 

As I'm from the South what exactly does that mean??! In English? The word "baht"... To be honest I didn't understand most of the words...

On Ilkley Moor Without a Hat.

 

After that, mmmunno.


On Odsal Top baht 'at.


#13 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 12:48 PM

http://www.youtube.c...h?v=wPjJFv1NDBg

 

this documentary encapsulates the true essence of our beloved county

and yes I know you've seen it before


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#14 Futtocks

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 12:49 PM



As I'm from the South what exactly does that mean??! In English? The word "baht"... To be honest I didn't understand most of the words...

The Wikipedia page has lyrics and translations.


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#15 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 01:19 PM

Happy Yorkshire Day to all my brethren fortunate enough to have been born in Gods own County.


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#16 hindle xiii

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 01:22 PM

The top of this page is a bit odd, "Yorkshire Day" with a Welsh flag next to it.

 

Bloody Wolford! :rolleyes:


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#17 Ackroman

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 01:27 PM

Is it?



#18 Wolford6

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 04:05 PM

The top of this page is a bit odd, "Yorkshire Day" with a Welsh flag next to it.

 

Bloody Wolford! :rolleyes:

 

 

Of course, originally, all of England  was ours. Tragedy about having to give up Yorkshire, but the rest was no great loss.

 

;) :tongue:


Edited by Wolford6, 01 August 2013 - 04:06 PM.

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#19 longboard

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 06:19 PM

You can tell a Yorkshireman...



#20 Trojan

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 08:44 PM

The Wikipedia page has lyrics and translations.

 

AS Wikipedia says the tune was written for "While Shepherds Watched."  But I believe the words were first sung by a chapel choir outing to Dick Hudsons, a famous hostelry on the moors near Bingley.  Methodists may not drink but they weren't above an outing to a pub and a good feed.


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