Platt Waz

Started by: swoop12000 (211) 

Where does the name come from, use to live there but the only people that called it platt waz lived somewhere else (?)

Started: 29th Jan 2007 at 20:30

Posted by: stuart (283) 

That has bugged me for years to, heres another...stubshaw cross, have heard this called "slutchy cross" ????

Replied: 1st Feb 2007 at 00:21

Posted by: john joseph (3197)

Platt Bridge is known to Wigan folk colloquially as "Platt Waz" originating from the fact that it was a comfort stop for the coal train drivers


Replied: 1st Feb 2007 at 00:49

Posted by: levi1962 (3577) 

try drinking twelve or so pints of bitter or if u can do it lager then try saying platt bridge then u get the general idea why its called platt waz

Replied: 7th Feb 2007 at 22:40


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