How many of these words and phrases do you use. Picture: Habibur Rahman

7 iconic words and phrases at risk of dying out in Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a colourful city full of interesting history and character.

Thursday, 2nd December 2021, 1:01 pm

Our home also has plenty of unique words and phrases you are unlikely to hear if you venture away from the city.

Unless you happen across another one of the old Pompey faithful.

However language is constantly evolving through the years and slang can end up falling out of fashion.

We’ve picked seven classic Old Portsmouth sayings, how many do you use?

You can subscribe here for unlimited access to Portsmouth news online - as well as fewer adverts, access to our digital edition and mobile app.

Page 1 of 2