If you are ever visiting Northampton, here are 13 questions and phrases that are best avoided

These are the 15 things you should NEVER say to someone from Northampton

Northampton is home to a friendly bunch of locals, but there are a few turn of phrase that really grind our gears.

So if you are ever visiting our fair town, here are 13 questions and phrases that are best avoided.

Yes, we know the council turned it down in favour of Milton Keynes. Dont rub it in.

1. Wheres the local IKEA store?

Yes, we know the council turned it down in favour of Milton Keynes. Dont rub it in.
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Look Milton Keynes IS NOT A CITY OK? Not that we care.

2. Is Northampton a city?

Look Milton Keynes IS NOT A CITY OK? Not that we care.
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Please avoid reminding us our beloved Woolies store has gone. The pick 'n' mix counter is still sorely missed.

3. Wheres Woolworths?

Please avoid reminding us our beloved Woolies store has gone. The pick 'n' mix counter is still sorely missed.
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If you are going to pay us a visit, at least get the pronunciation right.

4. NEVER pronounce Nene as "Neen"!

If you are going to pay us a visit, at least get the pronunciation right.
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