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Owdo me owd butties, I thought you might like to read a few more sayings that I have gleaned frum Shropshire books and Shropshire folk. They inna all unique to Shropshire but they have all bin used here, now pay attention there mebbe questions later.

Shropshire sayings (part four )

Inna ‘alf baked (a bit dim)

Too idle to scrat fire off ’emself

Too slow to get out of their own way

Now shift yer tranklements

Knockin’ about like a barm in a bottle (lively owd person)

As peart as a spoon (bright owd person)

Like an owd dishcloth ,called on pretty often (at their family’s beck ‘n’ call)

Sitting very light on the nest (job at risk)

She’d make a rich mon poor and a poor mon lousy (unthrifty oomon)

Never mind, with the help of God and the policemen we ‘ull pull through (look on the bright side)

Dressed to jeath and killed by fashion (smartly dressed)

Dreamus (peculiarly dressed)

I binna made o’sugar nor selt, I shunna melt (doesn’t mind the rain)

Danker me! that’s enough chunnerin’ frum me for one day, please feel free to share any of your own and thank’ee muchly to anyone who is still reading this far down, now run along and play nicely – shroppiemon