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Default OT: Trankliments

On 02/06/2021 10:25, Bev wrote:
On Wed, 02 Jun 2021 07:37:40 +0100, Robin wrote:

On 01/06/2021 23:37, williamwright wrote:
Today, preoccupied, I said to a visiting child who I was about to take
home, "Have you got all your your trankliments?" Meaning toys, shoes,
phones, etc.

Is this word in use in other areas, or is it just Yorkshire?

According to Wright's 1896 "The English Dialect Dictionary" a bit wider:

I'm a bit surprised you don't have a well-thumbed copy of Wright's so as
to be able to educate the grandchildren on their heritage

As it was possibly written by Bill (or just maybe his forbears) he
probably has a number of copies that were presented by his publisher.

While Joseph Wright came from Bradford he had no issue who survived
beyond childhood so he can't be one of Bill's forebears as such.
Possibly a collateral. Not to mention a bloody clever bloke who went
from illiterate mill worker to Oxford professor.

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