'Apoth' is what Northern Englanders call loved ones who do something silly or idiotic.
'ere Ivy, don't you think that Stonlay is a daft apoth? He is such a cloth ear bless 'im. Last night I went up t'road fur a pint o' lager and told 'im to go fetch us a bag 'o chips an mushy peas and the blighter done summitright daft and got me a steak an' pud and it weren't no Betty's pie neither mind, it were that crusty Iceland rubbish those townies scoff on their tods.
by Dead Nancy June 04, 2004