Modern Lancashire folk still know their 'cakehole' from their 'kecks'.
But there is a wealth of Lancashire dialect words which have fallen out of use - but should be resurrected.
Derived from a mix of Old English and Old Norse words, the rural Lancastrian dialect has some absolutely brilliant old words that we rarely hear any more.
As well as sounding amusing to modern ears some of these words have very specific meanings which can't be expressed so concisely using present day English.
Years ago a Lancastrian would have known what it meant to give someone a "larrup" or when it was "baggin time" - but not so much any more.
While some people might still recognise those rarely used bits of Lancashire dialect, they have largely died out.
We rounded up some of our favourite bits of extinct Lancashire dialect that are so funny and useful they need to be resurrected - but do you recognise any of them already?
* Many of these old words or phrases were listed by Linguistics graduate Hazel Gardner on her website, where she compiled a guide to old Lancashire dialect words and their origins.
Mizzling - A word used to describe a very specific type of rain. Used when it is spitting or drizzling.
Thrutch - To physically strain of stretch oneself - especially when you're really giving it some.
Baggin time - The time of the day when work stops and you can finally clock off to go home.
Longerted or cottered - When something is particularly and irritatingly tangled.
Larrup - The action of giving someone a hard smack or a bit of a wallop.
Skit - To mock someone or make fun of them.
Braggarting - When someone is going on and on about something, they are braggarting.
Thronged - A word to be used when you are very busy indeed. Probably related to the word 'throng', used to describe a tightly packed area or crowd.
Witchett - The dreadful feeling of finding yourself absolutely wet through from the rain.
Brosen - A person or an animal that is chubby or plump looking. In some areas this could also mean the feeling of eating until you are fit to burst.
Moidered - When you feel particularly worried.
Petty - The toilet.
Dree - Another weather word, used to describe a different type of rain. When the rain is coming down steadily and monotonously, it is 'coming down dree'.
Noddy or goffy - Someone who is considered foolish or stupid.
Fratching - To argue or quarrel with someone.
Feart - A word to be used when you are particularly scared or frightened.
Baggin - A small snack to be eaten between meals.
Esshoil - An incredibly specific term to be used when the ash drops into the fireplace.
Wambly - When a person or an animal is moving shakily or unsteady, they are wambly.
Sken - To see, look or peer at something.
Shoon - Your shoes.