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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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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
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.Ryther cum Ossendyke (n.) The cloud of awkwardness that descends on a family living room during an unexpected TV sex scene.We have a winner! https://t.co/HPPNmwwvZk #Snowmageddon #snowcocks #snowday2018 #snow https://t.co/fYSINEGhJU
Retweeted by YorksMeaningofLiffGuiseley (n.) A trick children use to avoid work in the classroom by starting a teacher off on his or her favourite topic of conversation.
3/2
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.
2/4
2018
Full Sutton (n.) A satisfyingly successful nose blow. Kirkby Overblow (n.) A full sutton that causes your ears to burst. #YorkshireLiffKettlewell (n.) Someone whose solution to all life's adverse circumstances is to make a nice cup of tea.
2/3
2018
@MooseAllain @davidclewis Love these from the village names based Yorkshire Meaning of Liff -> https://t.co/S3JfLvx2Ho
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1/20
2017
The Yorkshire Meaning of Liff - try Waterstones if out shopping in Yorkshire today or here if you don't mind waitin… https://t.co/UP7ww0pi35NORRISTHORPE n. The first person in a motorway traffic jam to get out of their car and walk about sighing.BLUBBERHOUSES pl.n. Holding areas used for guests on The Jeremy Kyle Show.
12/23
2017
Gleadless (adj.) Pleasantly devoid of thought.Ampleforth (v.) To stride confidently onto the dance floor when finally drunk enough at work Christmas parties or wedding receptions.Wharfe (n.) Loud conversation between successful business men who want you to know you are overhearing successful business men.
12/20
2017
Doncaster (n.) Someone who carries on the conversation long after you've left the room. #Afterliff #YorkshireLiffStudley Roger (n.) A partner’s panic-inducing ex-boyfriend who seems to possess every single quality a girl could wish for in a man.Last minute stocking filler idea - get Yorkshire Wisdom here for a fiver... https://t.co/PDU6cZbdDa https://t.co/ZaxD5dmnuI
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12/15
2017
Please give this a listen/watch. It's a family friend of mine. It deserves to be heard. You'll not be disappointed https://t.co/QDzTkRkFkI
12/14
2017
Get The Yorkshire Meaning of Liff this Christmas. Intro by John Lloyd. Available here https://t.co/EWMGY5v6Of and s… https://t.co/3LrhjbCDdy
12/13
2017
Stats from Bradford Metropolitan Food Bank In 2011 we gave out 1,434 food bags In 2012 we gave out 3,586 food bags… https://t.co/CnL978NLa3
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12/12
2017
Scruton (n.) Someone who leaves the curtains open after dark so they can scowl at nosy passer-bys.Old Edlington (n.) Someone who greets you with discomforting warmth, having apparently forgotten how much you hated each other at school.
12/11
2017
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.
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Retweeted by YorksMeaningofLiffShibden (v.) To sift through a Sunday newspaper, filtering out the numerous sections of no interest.Fylingdales (pl.n.) An adolescent male's first attempt at sideburns.Kettlewell (n.) Someone whose solution to all life's adverse circumstances is to make a nice cup of tea.
12/10
2017
Get The Yorkshire Meaning of Liff here, for the tyke in your life this Christmas. https://t.co/EWMGY5v6Of https://t.co/9YqqgjVVzkHunmanby (n.) The silent empathy of downtrodden men waiting outside ladies' changing rooms during drawn-out shopping trips. #YorkshireLiff
12/9
2017
Midhopestones (pl.n.) The first relatively solid stools passed after a bad case of diarrhoea, signalling that the worst may be over.Balif Bridge (n.) The point half way through an amusing anecdote where you hand over to a better story teller who was also involved.
12/7
2017
Ryther cum Ossendyke (n.) The cloud of awkwardness that descends on a family living room during an unexpected TV sex scene.Ampleforth (v.) To stride confidently onto the dance floor when finally drunk enough at work parties or wedding receptions.
12/5
2017
The Yorkshire Meaning of Liff. Get it here this Christmas...https://t.co/EWMGY5v6Of https://t.co/l0nM0lPsg8Get Yorkshire Wisdom here for just £4.99... https://t.co/Kfwq33mSmj https://t.co/BktW7ydaNtShafton (n.) One who blithely overtakes a long line of queuing drivers and then successfully cuts into the required lane at the last moment.
12/4
2017
Ruswarp (v.) To deliberately write a word unclearly when you don’t know how to spell it.The perfect stocking fillers... here https://t.co/Kfwq33mSmj and here https://t.co/EWMGY5v6Of https://t.co/2nIWk4YUzJArksey (v.) The tilt of an imaginary pint glass to ask if someone on the other side of a noisy pub wants a drink.
12/3
2017
Two books for the tyke in your life. Both only a fiver here https://t.co/FcBVnM5BI8… and https://t.co/FcBVnM5BI8https://t.co/LpBwUNejhl
12/1
2017
Wharfe (n.) Loud conversation between successful business men who want you to know you are overhearing successful business men.Wharfe (n.) Loud conversation between successful business men who want you to know you are overhearing successful business men.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.
11/27
2017
Kettlewell (n.) Someone whose solution to all life's adverse circumstances is to make a nice cup of tea.Treat yourself, it's Yorkshire Day https://t.co/EWMGY5v6Of and https://t.co/Kfwq33mSmj https://t.co/20IjycR7qc
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11/1
2017
Shafton (n.) One who blithely overtakes a long line of queuing drivers and then successfully cuts into the required lane at the last moment.
8/25
2017
Bentley Rise (n.) The action of sitting down in the dining room of a B&B, then getting straight up again on realising it's a buffet service.
8/16
2017

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