Category Archives: Wit and Humour

Quirk wit and humourous anecdotes.

Tykes Don’t Talk Daft – New Culture

I am self identifying as having micro-aggression over woke wonkery and would like to exercise white privileged before returning to traditional old tyke speak. I am partnered with a gender fluid Karen from the snowflake generation who is gas lighted … Continue reading

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Alphabet in Yorkshire For a Young Tyke

Amongst many words written and spoken about Yorkshire folk I have singled out these ‘There’s only two kind of people them that are born in Yorkshire and them that wish they were!’ So my 4 year old grandson is learning … Continue reading

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Treacle Mines of Pudsey Yorkshire

Have I stumbled on the last Yorkshire born Treacle Miner? Is he an off cumden and a treacle johnny come lately? You will have to judge for yourself by reading more on All Things Treacle. At least he has contributed … Continue reading

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Spectators on Yorkshire Puddings

With no live sporting fixtures or artistic performances where have all the spectators gone? Well one answer is on some form of ‘lock down’ even those who are doing sterling work to keep us live, fed and serviced in all … Continue reading

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Ow Much!

A clever shop window sign Ow Much would be even cleverer if I had finished with a ? Queuing for the Otley 20p Shop I currently miss  shopping in Otley at the 20p shop! A great concept with everything only … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Retailers Welcome Panic Buyers

Fish & Chips Shops Oh my Cod, how many Cod Fathers are there to a flounder?I will have to check on Fishbook Open on Frydays all over Yorkshire not just the Chip in Dales A Fish Called Rhondda The Prawnbroker … Continue reading

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Environmental Bits

Estuary English or Yorkshire Quotes? ‘Ouch’ -Issac  Newton am urt t’core New £50 notes do not grow on trees Gona-mo or al-clowt-thi-iftha-dunt-giower dumpin dahn khazi. Bubonic plagiarism Dammit I’m Mad –  palindromically pppppp proper prior ….. Green Yorkshire Quips Rubble … Continue reading

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Old Amos Nowt but a Great Old Dalesman

Nowt but Old Amos It is better to ‘ave nowt than do nowt. A laugh at your own expense costs nowt He that knows nowt doubts nowt Nowt but rain leaves us all soggy Nowt is as desirable as summat … Continue reading

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Prix de l’Arc de Trinity

Longchamp has nothing on Leeds where we put our ‘orses on pedestals. Our jockeys look like sacks of cloth and it looks like our animals pay through the nose. Our top ‘orse is a skeleton of his former self but … Continue reading

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Tea Towels are US

Yorkshire – The White Rose County or as I am sure you prefer ‘Yorkshire – God’s Own County’ attracts a wide range of merchandise and there’s nowt wrong with that if it helps the Yorkshire economy. Take Tea Towels as … Continue reading

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