Wigan Dialect

A Collection of Lancashire Dialect Poems, Phrases & Sayings from around the Wigan Area.





Waash'in mi Hair
Waash'in Mi Hair

think al wash mi hair ter neet.
It's gerr'in full er dir't.
It's full er muck un dandruff.
It's faw'in on mi shirt.

I don't like lookin scruffy,
So while Iv'e gett'n time.
I'll gi mi hair a reet good scrub,
Un hang it eawt on't line.

Washing My Hair (Translation)

I think I'll wash my hair tonight.
It's getting full of dirt.
It' full of muck and dandruff.
It's falling on my shirt.

I don't like looking scruffy.
So while I've got the time .
I'll give my hair a right good scrub.
And hang it on the line


Copyright © 1998 Jeff Unsworth wigandialect.co.uk