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Project to teach Yorkshire lingo to refugees in Hull, £120,000

A PROJECT to teach Yorkshire jargon to refugees in Hull has been funded with £120,000.

Teens arriving from Syria and Iraq learn local idioms such as “Larkin out” (to play) and “Giz a skeg” (Can I have a look?).

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Other sayings to say with a Yorkshire accent are ‘codheads’ (slang for locals), ‘twagging’ (playing tails) and ‘pattyslapper’ (female fish factory worker).

The Hullitage program involves around 35 young people, mainly 15 and 16 year olds who do not attend mainstream schools.

The National Lottery’s latest funds mean it can continue when Ukrainian refugees arrive in the county – home of cricket icon Geoff Boycott.

Managing Director Anna Grzybowska said: “The goal is for them to feel at home, grow and learn more about the city.

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“It almost goes without saying for someone who’s lived here their whole life, but if you’re new here you need help and support to do this.”

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Bobby Allyn

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