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What do you call these and where do you come from?

(391 Posts)
MardyBra Mon 03-Feb-14 15:08:47

RiverdaleJughead Mon 06-Mar-17 09:51:42

Pumps - I'm from Leeds

JangleJem Mon 06-Mar-17 09:50:33

Plimsoles. Surrey.
(But we just called them plimps in our house.)

MaynJune Mon 02-Jan-17 18:56:14

In Midlothian we called them rubbers, or gym shoes.

dicdicnurse Mon 05-Dec-16 00:14:58

Daps, South Wales!

jellyshoeswithdiamonds Mon 05-Dec-16 00:05:28


South Wales

hoddtastic Mon 05-Dec-16 00:02:19

Pumps. North west.

ClinkyMonkey Sun 04-Dec-16 23:37:15

Gutties (sounding like guddies) or gym shoes, depending on who I'm talking to smile - am in Belfast.

smegsmeg Sun 04-Dec-16 23:31:26

Pumps. West Yorkshire

ReggaeShark Sun 04-Dec-16 23:28:24

Pumps OR plimsolls (I'm bilingual).

Janey50 Sun 04-Dec-16 23:28:09

Plimsolls - West London.

DillDongMerrilyOnHigh Sun 04-Dec-16 23:26:23

Pumps - Lancashire too.

sn0wdr0p4 Sun 04-Dec-16 23:10:48

Pumps- Lancashire

Hopelass Sun 04-Dec-16 23:07:49

Pumps. North west.

Toombumber Sun 04-Dec-16 23:01:51

Plimsolls, Essex.

diamondofdoom Wed 16-Nov-16 15:34:39

Plimsoles to me! I'm just outside Edinburgh

LittleMissWagtail Tue 09-Aug-16 07:04:20

Gutties - Belfast childhood, plimsolls - Westcountry teenager.

Anonymouses Tue 09-Aug-16 03:58:13

Pumps in lanky shire and scouseland

freetrampolineforall Tue 09-Aug-16 03:39:36

Pumps -also Manchester

Joinourclub Tue 09-Aug-16 02:37:23

Daps. From the south west.

RattataPidgeyRattataPidgey Tue 09-Aug-16 02:28:57

Pumps - Lancs

SallyGardens Mon 20-Jun-16 13:07:53

Pumps - plimsolls have laces. SE Ireland

Northumberlandlass Mon 20-Jun-16 12:52:50

sand shoes - NE England

Proudmummytodc2 Mon 20-Jun-16 12:52:28

Penny blacks - Scotland

MissCalamity Mon 20-Jun-16 12:51:34

Pumps - Manchester

nagynolonger Thu 28-Apr-16 22:22:09

Plimsolls......East Midlands. A few DC did call them pumps,

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