Say nowt, win it, thentalk your head off. 223Brian Clough: Quoted in Colin Jarman The Guinness Dictionary of Sports Quotations (1990).
It occurred on the evening before Waterloo,And troops were lined up on parade,The Sergeant inspecting 'em he was a terror,Of whom every man was afraidAll excepting one man who was in the front rank,A man by the name of Sam Small,And 'im and the Sergeant were both 'daggers drawn',They thought 'nowt' of each other at allstanley holloway: "Old Sam Small" monologue
Government wars aren't my wars; they've got nowt to do with me, because my own war's all that I'll ever be bothered about.Alan Sillitoe: "The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner" (1958), from New and Collected Stories (1958; repr. London: Robson, 2003), p. 8.
"What do yer want to go to London for? It's nowt but 20 Doncasters end to end."Lesley Garrett's father to his daughter