Quiz – Wigan Dialect – can you work out what the heck they are saying?

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Wigan Dialect Quiz

Can you decipher the Wigan dialect?


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34 thoughts on “Quiz – Wigan Dialect – can you work out what the heck they are saying?

  • Eebygum I did alreet saying I don’t come from wiggin

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  • You did very well!

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  • Cannot get the post to open.

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    • Margaret
      sorry to hear you are having problems. Are you by any chance using Microsoft Edge? Please will you give it another go Press F5 on the keyboard. Then you should be able to start the quiz.

      We are looking into this problem

      Thank Again

      Mike

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  • Got 14/14 it was easy, I was born in ST Helens, Lancashire its not just Wigan sayings, its just down right Lancashire language.

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    • We agree, it is very similar. It’s just enough to confuse people who are not from the north-west πŸ™‚

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    • You’re right its just Lanky. I left Preston area 46 years ago but still got 13/14.

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    • You’re right margaret. It is lancashire dialect but i think wiganers are broader talkers than other parts of the district.

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  • Did alright considering I’ve not live there for 14 years.

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    • They do say you can take the girl out of Wigan, but not Wigan out of the girl πŸ™‚

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  • Gosh ! I scored 14 out of 14 .. πŸ†πŸ†

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    • You did reet good! Don’t forget to share it with your friends

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  • 14/14 and I’m a Yorkshireman. But have to say, mum and dad were from Coppull/Standish area.

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    • You did very well! I married a Yorkshire lady which inspired me to create the Yorkshire language Quiz

      Give it a try πŸ™‚

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  • ast geet them alreet

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    • Excellent, don’t forget to like our site and show the quiz πŸ™‚
      I’m taking it for granted that you have tried our other 2 Wigan quizzes. If not visit was again and use the search function at the top.

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  • 14 owt of 14 easy for a pie eyter

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    • Well done

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  • one wrong…chuffin eck

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    • Good effort though!

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  • Considering I’ve never lived there. Got a friend who lives there. I done ok. I live in bury that’s another language and from Salford so yet another 1. I enjoyed it. 8/14

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  • im from warrington got 13 not bad lol

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  • I’m not a wiganer but have lived here for 40 years and got 14 out of 14.

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    • You can take a man out of Wigan, but not Wigan out of the man πŸ™‚

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    • Glad it made you laugh, we do try to make them funny.

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  • GUTRITBALLYWARCH

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  • Amreetchuffed

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    • And so you should be, you did reet good

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  • 14/14, not bad for a cockney! Though I do admit to living in Todmorden for a while as a kid. I was trying to say the phrases with a northern accent. 🀣🀣

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    • You did very well especially as you haven’t been North for a while

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