Ever found yourself feeling completely confused when talking to a Scouser? Fear not, the team at A Town Called Home are here to help. This list will help you understand a Scouser, by explaining exactly what all the popular words and phrases mean. We'll have you talking like a local in no time.
Antwacky: Old fashioned, not in style
Arl Fella: Father, Dad/old man.
Bevvy: Alcoholic beverage
Bird: An adult female. See also Queen
Boss la: That's really good, lad
Chocka: Very busy
Cob on: Someone described as having ‘a cob on’ is unhappy or sulking
Eeee: I think this is simply a sound
Go ‘ed: Meaning come on or go ahead 'Go 'ed la, get the bevvies in'
Lolly ice: Ice lolly (we’re not sure why either…)
Made Up: Really happy
Proper devoed: One is very upset
Proper made up: One is very happy
Queen: An adult female. See also Bird
Sack off: To conclude prematurely
Skint or brassic: To be without money
Soft lad: A term of endearment toward a daft or silly male
Sound: Yes, wonderful
Steaming: Extremely intoxicated
Swerve: To stay away from or prevent something from happening
Trainees / Trabs: Trainers
Yano wa a mean like?: Does one understand me?
Ya Wha? Sorry, I didn’t hear that
Woolyback: Non scouser.