The Evolving English: VoiceBank (2010-11) project recorded visitors to the British Library and the City Library in Newcastle, with people discussing the meaning of words such as canny and plodge
His gangle yarnschplatt and coddlewop is a spudge plodge
of the flotziest choop.
But I can barely go for a plodge
in the watter without feeling someone's eyes are on me?
With the return of the rain and the odd sunny day, our grass is greener then ever and our farm animals never seem to know whether to plodge
about in their paddock enjoying the sun or stay in the dry and warm byre to avoid the rain.
A trip to the coast wouldn't be complete without a good old plodge
and mess about in the sea, topped off with an ice cream.
Then suddenly Oily Cart meets RSC and when a baby is discovered we must sail the high seas, be sprayed with water and even plodge
our hands into rockpools.
The buildings and the line of the street haven't changed - but it looks empty without the cars HAVING A PLODGE
The Children's Corner at Cullercoats Bay.
We race each other to the waves, and splash in for a plodge
, Me pal kicks watta up at me, but ah'm so quick ah dodge.
PADDLE Sophie Yip, four, from North Shields, and James Ross, three, from Jesmond, at Tynemouth Longsands PLODGE
William Hobby-Bell and Amy Robertson, both three, from Low Fell
You say you forget the rainy days when you were a kid but the Hoppings was not the same if you couldn't plodge
in the clarts in your wellies.
FEELING HOT IN 1976 Left, youngsters cool off at a fete in Washington; right, three-year-old Victoria Hill, of Rowlands Gill, enjoys a splash in the sea at Tynemouth; below, sunbathing in St John''s churchyard in Newcastle; below right, two ladies enjoy a plodge
in the sea at Tynemouth
or dip in a pool full of the strangely glowing broth from Nippon would certainly beat the recent fad of having those daft fish nibble at your tootsies.