Category Archives: Wit and Humour

Quirk wit and humourous anecdotes.

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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Our Opposition are Wrong

Gods Own County has long espoused the Independent Yorkshire ethos. see Party for Independent Yorkshire State (PIYS).   But by ‘eck we are chuffin cheezed at the off-cumdens from God’s Own Country. From the book-passport shown above we have the following … Continue reading

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Dirty Birds of Yorkshire?

Wild life can imitate life and in some cases human body parts. In the same way dictionaries can imitate bird tweets or nomenclature. The real meaning of these birds names have been sequestered Tits Boobie Shag Cock Pecker Cockatoo, Cockaitel … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

Is this an instruction to the dustbinmen (refuse operatives if you want to be PC) not to rush to work and finish! Our favourite sandwich shop sign now sadly closed for lunch and everythingelse! Oh I did like to be … Continue reading

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