Nine sayings only Wiganers would understand (and their translations)
We asked our readers: what words and phrases do only people in Wigan say that most others would struggle to understand? Here’s a list of nine slang words and sayings in the Wigan dialect, or Wiganese as it’s known, as suggested by our Wigan Today readers, followed with translations into the Queen’s English.It’s surprising how many are food-related.
By Sian Jones
Published 24th Jan 2023, 12:30 BST
Updated 27th May 2023, 08:05 BST