Words and phrases only a Pompey native would know. Picture: Habibur Rahman

7 Portsmouth words and phrases at risk of dying out

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

Thursday, 27th May 2021, 5:33 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th May 2021, 5:44 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?

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