Some of the weirdest sounding Yorkshire words are: | Collop - a large slice, or dollop of food From the Swedish "kalops" | gawm - common sense From gaumr, origin of the word gormless | gowk - a cuckoo From gaukr | jannock
- fair, right (justice) From jamn |minnin-on - a snack to stave off hunger until the main meal comes round From minna (to remind) |rig-welted - describes a sheep which is stuck on its back From hrygg (spine) and velte (overturn) |skeelbeease - a partition in a cowshed From skelja (to divide) | slocken - to quench one's thirst Related to modern Norwegian slokke (to quench) | |Credits: The Viking Network.
"Graft", "work", specifically "hard work", from "graft", "the depth of earth that may be thrown up at once with a spade" (the same root as "grave"); "jannock
", "the truth", from "jonnok", "honest, straightforward" (probably from "jannock
", "loaf of bread"); "kay-fisted", "left-handed", first recorded in the 14th century locally, and retained in Lancashire "kay", "left"; "rody", "streaky" ("rody bacon"), recorded in early 19thcentury Lancashire dialect as "roded", origin unknown; "vaults", meaning a pub (or the public bar), from "vault", "cellar", but, from the early 19th century, "a place where alcohol is sold".
Mr Dougal said Hanson was targeting acquisitions in markets where its business is strong, particularly North America, where it bought itself the number two brickmaking position in April for pounds 159.7 million from Canada's Jannock
In 1986 the firm was sold to the Jannock
Like Vansco, innovation is not a stranger to Jannock
Steel Fabricating Co.
, the succesor to Jannock
Ltd is a subdivider and developer
JACKSON Mississippi (also Jackson Bridge, West Yorkshire): JANOCKS (OED jannock
In addition, the current outlook for housing in North America indicates that subsidiary Jannock
should enjoy good trading levels throughout the remainder of the year.
is proving more successful in the building products market with a $640 million offer for Jannock Ltd.
Jannock would also transfer its property development assets into a new company and distribute the shares to its shareholders before Onex closes its purchase.
Britain's second-largest brick-maker, Hanson, bought itself the number two position in the North American market yesterday with a cash deal for the brick-manufacturing assets of Canada's Jannock
Also on the bill are five-piece blues boys THE JANNOCKS
and another five-piece, the Middlesbrough lot SECRET INVASION.