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YorksMeaningofLiff @YorkshireLiff Sheffield, Yorkshire

The Yorkshire Meaning of Liff -A dictionary of things there should be words for ('liffs'). Written by Joe Moorwood. Introduced by John Lloyd. Order the book now

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Please watch this 35 second Magnum clip. I have not stopped laughing. https://t.co/nneXjJxUPj
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7/1
2020
Sancton (n.) A unit of measurement. The minimum distance from a city where it becomes socially acceptable to say he… https://t.co/mt9oxmab4O
6/23
2020
@DaftLimmy I've had a listen - very good tune. Has anyone else ever noticed how the inside of a cheese grater look… https://t.co/tC6FjUQoFA
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6/2
2020
Check out Daft Punk's new single "Get Lucky" if you get the chance. Sound of the summer.
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5/29
2020
Fylingdales (pl.n.) An adolescent male's first attempt at sideburns.
5/25
2020
@revkatebottley There’s a name for that via @YorkshireLiff https://t.co/LLUW4YICzz
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5/24
2020
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5/20
2020
Kettlewell (n.) Someone whose solution to all life's adverse circumstances is to make a nice cup of tea.Studley Roger (n.) A partner’s panic-inducing ex-boyfriend who seems to possess every single quality a girl could wish for in a man.
5/15
2020
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5/11
2020
Not seen a Norristhorpe for a while. Not since the lockdown.Norristhorpe (n.) The first person in a motorway traffic jam to get out of their car and walk about sighing.
5/4
2020
Trumps default sarcasm excuse is starting to remind me of the Shaggy track ‘It Wasn’t Me’. There must be someone ou… https://t.co/HSgembuBVX
Retweeted by YorksMeaningofLiffTrump Insists Reporters Return 'Noble' Prizes There is no NOBEL prize for reported stories. When Trump was called o… https://t.co/sgyImbaQ6X
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4/27
2020
Doncaster (n.) Someone who carries on the conversation long after you've left the room. #Afterliff #YorkshireLiffFull Sutton (n.) A satisfyingly successful nose blow. Kirkby Overblow (n.) A full sutton that causes your ears to burst. #YorkshireLiffRyther cum Ossendyke (n.) The cloud of awkwardness that descends on a family living room during an unexpected TV sex scene.
4/23
2020
Inspired by #Quiz and due to having nothing better to do... here are some of my favourite ‘waves’ from hopeful cont… https://t.co/Pid51g9Y6G
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4/16
2020
@BryanHible @Y0rkshireWisdom Ok. Thanks. I was probably being preemptively defensive. I’ve had similar convo’s befo… https://t.co/pqcqZQNl7T @BryanHible @Y0rkshireWisdom I know what you’re issue is, and don’t require further explanation. But like I said, y… https://t.co/j9fBwZdL3N
4/12
2020
@simonpegg I particularly enjoyed the “gray” explanation 👌🏼Guiseley (n.) A trick children use to avoid work in the classroom by starting a teacher off on his or her favourite topic of conversation.Privileged to drive in an emergency services convoy to Chesterfield Royal last night 👏🏻. https://t.co/o3ktxYXLOX
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4/10
2020
An important letter. DAY 3 https://t.co/McL9achOki via @YouTube If anyone has a spare minute please “like” my lad’s… https://t.co/PzS9jcdaKnGleadless (adj.) Pleasantly devoid of thought.
4/8
2020
Sancton (n.) The minimum distance from a city where it becomes socially acceptable to say hello to people you don't know. #YorkshireLiffAcaster Malbis (n.) The only character to appear in both Star Wars and Harry Potter.
3/29
2020
LBC - Dr Jack https://t.co/08e4CxmoYp via @YouTubehttps://t.co/DyK8wKt9Gs
3/22
2020
This elegantly written letter is from a Primary School Headteacher in Sheffield. Feel free to share... https://t.co/uhy7HYTZsZ
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3/21
2020
Balif Bridge (n.) The point half way through an amusing anecdote where you hand over to a better story teller who was also involved.Ryther cum Ossendyke (n.) The cloud of awkwardness that descends on a family living room during an unexpected TV sex scene.
3/20
2020
Shafton (n.) One who blithely overtakes a long line of queuing drivers and then successfully cuts into the required lane at the last moment.Kettlewell (n.) Someone whose solution to all life's adverse circumstances is to make a nice cup of tea.Adby (n.) A button on a television remote with no identifiable purpose.
3/15
2020
the room next door - President Trump and the Coronavirus https://t.co/LTYYYIYUMi
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3/13
2020
@Fat_Jacques No, @ThatsLiff @Afterliff or @nowordyet haven’t been active for a while. The best active one I can find is @YorkshireLiff :^)
Retweeted by YorksMeaningofLiffWharfe (n.) Loud conversation between successful business men who want you to know you are overhearing successful b… https://t.co/ECxmfpYlLJTrain Guy... Pencil Cases https://t.co/2M10CJpZXy
Retweeted by YorksMeaningofLiffTrain Guy: Back to work https://t.co/9odTLsI8Oh
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3/1
2020
Sancton (n.) A unit of measurement. The minimum distance from a city where it becomes socially acceptable to say he… https://t.co/42QnSdhKuoI thought Phillip Schofield came out of the Broom Cupboard years ago?? (Sorry😔) https://t.co/RtbT6dUYsD
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2/7
2020
Ampleforth (v.) To stride confidently onto the dance floor when finally drunk enough at work parties or wedding receptions.https://t.co/JMaqnJBAFD
Retweeted by YorksMeaningofLiff"To show a child what once delighted you, to find the child's delight added to your own... this is happiness."
Retweeted by YorksMeaningofLiffBalif Bridge (n.) The point half way through an amusing anecdote where you hand over to a better story teller who was also involved.Ruswarp (v.) To deliberately write a word unclearly when you don’t know how to spell it.
1/20
2019
Fylingdales (pl.n.) An adolescent male's first attempt at sideburns.
12/6
2019
Couple of books for Christmas stocking fillers - available at Great Northern publishing (and some good bookshops!) https://t.co/eV4WjLtYmU
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11/12
2019
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11/10
2019
Studley Roger (n.) A partner’s panic-inducing ex-boyfriend who seems to possess every single quality a girl could wish for in a man.Acaster Malbis (n.) The only character to appear in both Star Wars and Harry Potter.Sancton (n.) The minimum distance from a city where it becomes socially acceptable to say hello to people you don't know. #YorkshireLiffGet The Yorkshire Meaning of Liff this Christmas. Buy it here... https://t.co/FcBVnM5BI8… Introduced by John Lloyd
11/8
2019
Kettlewell (n.) Someone whose solution to all life's adverse circumstances is to make a nice cup of tea.
10/9
2019
Noblethorpe (n.) One who lets the bartender know it's not their turn to be served and kindly points out the ignored patron in front of them.
9/14
2019
Arksey (v.) The tilt of an imaginary pint glass to ask if someone on the other side of a noisy pub wants a drink.
8/19
2019
Norristhorpe (n.) The first person in a motorway traffic jam to get out of their car and walk about sighing.
7/20
2019
What’s the difference between ignorance and apathy? I don’t know and I don’t care.
Retweeted by YorksMeaningofLiffStudley Roger (n.) A partner’s panic-inducing ex-boyfriend who seems to possess every single quality a girl could wish for in a man.
6/29
2019
Football united. https://t.co/qybiyOsQ7S
Retweeted by YorksMeaningofLiff"We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but people wouldn't obey the rules." Alan Bennett
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6/9
2019
Noblethorpe (n.) One who lets the bartender know it's not their turn to be served and kindly points out the ignored patron in front of them.
5/11
2019
Old Edlington (n.) Someone who greets you with discomforting warmth, having apparently forgotten how much you hated each other at school.Kettlewell (n.) Someone whose solution to all life's adverse circumstances is to make a nice cup of tea.
3/2
2019
Bentley Rise (n.) The action of sitting down in a B & B dining room then getting straight up again on realising it’s a buffet service.Bempton (n.) The complete stranger who inexplicably singles you out for a buffeting on the dodgems.Badsworth (n.) One who consistently gets frisked at airport security.
2/13
2019
@SkyCricket Yorkshire legend 👏🏻"Don't use it as an insult. There's nothing wrong with being gay." Joe Root responds to sledging from Windies bowl… https://t.co/qHXsNGGuo2
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2/12
2018
🙈Sorry. That was inspired by an interesting and challenging conversation with my 7 year old son.
Retweeted by YorksMeaningofLiffShocking news... Snap, Crackle and Pop have been murdered. Police suspect a cereal killer.
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12/29
2018
Get some Yorkshire Wisdom this Christmas. Buy it here for £4.99 https://t.co/SWutDi6Ht6
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12/5
2018
Get The Yorkshire Meaning of Liff this Christmas. Buy it here... https://t.co/j3QCzmW1u5 Introduced by John Lloyd
12/4
2018
Gleadless (adj.) Pleasantly devoid of thought.
12/3
2018
Studley Roger (n.) A partner’s panic-inducing ex-boyfriend who seems to possess every single quality a girl could wish for in a man.Scruton (n.) Someone who leaves the curtains open after dark so they can scowl at nosy passer-bys.
11/22
2018
Haigh (v.) To drunkenly shush an inanimate object when blundering home after a late night.Shafton (n.) One who blithely overtakes a long line of queuing drivers and then successfully cuts into the required lane at the last moment.Need a stocking filler this Christmas. Treat the tyke in your life to The Yorkshire Meaning of Liff. Introduced by… https://t.co/9AvvSxtgLR
11/7
2018
Cudworth (n.) A soundbite from a football manager’s post-match press conference.Norristhorpe (n.) The first person in a motorway traffic jam to get out of their car and walk about sighing.Houlsyke (n.) The high-pitched screaming noise emitted by fairground ghost trains.
11/6
2018
"Change the things that can be changed, accept those that cannot, and have the wisdom to know when it's time to go to the pub."
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10/30
2018
Kettlewell (n.) Someone whose solution to all life's adverse circumstances is to make a nice cup of tea.
10/26
2018
Guiseley (n.) A trick children use to avoid work in the classroom by starting a teacher off on his or her favourite topic of conversation.Fylingdales (pl.n.) An adolescent male's first attempt at sideburns.
10/16
2018
News: Bob Mortimer's Chris Rea Story On Would I Lie To You Goes Viral https://t.co/hI3IrIL0e3
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10/14
2018
Noblethorpe (n.) One who lets the bartender know it's not their turn to be served and kindly points out the ignored patron in front of them.
8/24
2018
Adby (n.) A button on a television remote with no identifiable purpose.Adwalton (n.) Someone who describes their holiday in a good more detail than was asked for.How do these thieves sleep at night?? Red Bull thieves steal £850,000 worth of energy drink in staggering heist in… https://t.co/m2FR1lmzi2
8/15
2018
Arksey (v.) The tilt of an imaginary pint glass to ask if someone on the other side of a noisy pub wants a drink.Wharfe (n.) Loud conversation between successful business men who want you to know you are overhearing successful business men.
5/6
2018
Adwalton (n.) Someone who describes their holiday in a good more detail than was asked for.Ampleforth (v.) To stride confidently onto the dance floor when finally drunk enough at work parties or wedding receptions.
5/1
2018
Found this review for the South Beach Diet book 😂 https://t.co/BFfplUUl4D
Retweeted by YorksMeaningofLiffNoblethorpe (n.) One who lets the bartender know it's not their turn to be served and kindly points out the ignored patron in front of them.
4/19
2018
Car washes taking place at fire stations across the county this weekend helping to raise money for #Dronfield On-Ca… https://t.co/jA8cyEWHuJ
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3/25
2018
BLUBBERHOUSES pl.n. Holding areas used for guests on The Jeremy Kyle Show.
3/16
2018

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