BLACK COUNTRY DIALECT O - S (A selection of reference Words, Terms & Spellings)
Ooer Woman of ill repute, whore
Oot will you
Ote hold, eg "Ketch ote on it" - take hold of it
O'thatnin' in that way
O'thisnin' in this way
Owamya? how're you?
Ow bist? How are you?
Owern my husband, my son, my daughter, often used by women to denote
member of family
Pail Beat as in I'll give yo' a pailin'
Pie-can Silly, daft as in "Yo' pie-can"
Piece Slice of bread or a sandwich, often spread with jam or dripping
Podge to push in when queuing
Pon Pan, as in saucepan
Poorly sick, ill. 'Ers proper poorly
Puk pick, as in pick up
Purler A fall as in "cum a purler" fall down
Reasty Off, as in food gone bad or dirty as in "Your hands are reasty".
Riffy Dirty or unclean
Sad heavy, as in bread that does not rise.
Saft stupid, soft (in the head)
'Safta Shortened version of "this afternoon." eg. See ya this safta.
Saided sated, glutted remains left after rendering lard
Sailin' Ceiling as in "up on the sailin"
Scrag To beat up as in fight
Scrawmp To have a good scratch
Scratchings Black Country delicacy - pork rind deep fried