Wednesday, 28 November 2012
Posted by M.H. Forsyth
I was idly leafing through The Dialect of South Lancashire, or Tim Bobbin's Tummus and Meary (1850), when I came across Suss-middin which is, apparently:
Suss-middin A lazy woman, too idle to move from her seat.
Aside from the woman bit, that's me; except that I'm off to talk at Cheltenham Waterstones tonight and at Mr B's Emporium in Bath tomorrow. Must dash.