TrevA wrote:sjs wrote:Rod Goodfellow wrote:In Sheffield in 1940s known as a jennel
East Midlands, or at least Derby/Nottingham area, they're gitties.
I beg to disagree, as a born and bred Nottingham lad, they were always known as twitchels.
I'm from Nottingham and it was a twitchell and also jitty and alley. Different districts had varying names.