WORD OF THE WEEK - 2 March 2015 - GREEN

GREEN  - pronounced in The Potteries as GRANE. Pottery is green when it is still in the clay state but dry and quite hard, but not soft and 'plastic.' Green product is stored in the GREY NICE (Potteries dialect for greenhouse) before firing.

Green (grane) WCs which have been cast and dried.
Being stored in the Gray Nice before inspection
and then spraying with glaze, before firing