Surely the old saying should be one of
Wind yer neck in, big lawd
Catch yerself awn, there
This prompted a visit to the Belfast Forum where they are discussing Old Belfast words.
A hicker which was a large stone
A sprazzie which was athe old 6d piece
A bob was a shilling
A peeler, which was a cop
A buller, which was a large marble
Rallio, a street chase game
Quoites another St game played with rubber discs
Pitch and toss which was a money winning St. game
Claud, was to throw something
Wireless, was a radio
A tan-san was a baby push-char
Kribby, was the kerb stone
Hob. was an iron in the fireplace to cook on
Remeber a whip and peerie which was a spinning top
CRAB APPLE, GREENBACK WHICH WAS A POUND NOTE , A FIVE SPOT ,,FIVER FIVE POUND NOTE, HALF MAKE THAT WAS A HALFPENNY,,,,, A MAKE WAS A PENNY A BARNEY DILLON THAT WAS A SHILLING,, HALF A KNICKER THAT WAS A TEN SHILLING NOTE,, I COULD FILL THE SITE WITH THE OLD SAYINGS. REMEMBER,,,,,,, YUP MUP. ARE YOU UP IM UP. IF I START ILL BE HARD TO STOP.
how about Belfast directions
Where is Dunwoody's store Sir?
Oh, de ya cee that house on the corner?
Well its not thur. De ya cee that Bench across the road from that house on the cornor -well its not there either.
Its on down the road a bit. Just stop and ask some one the will tell ye.
Another one I love. Now think about this one.
You just go straight round the corner.
there's even more @ the Belfast Forum. which as they say is 'Not too Craigavad' :-)