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  1. Sixtownships have the Geordie Dictionary. It is worth reading as when we look how we talk around our area, a lot of the words are used by us. We are certainly not Geordies, but our vocabulary is classed as Pitmatic. I will get it online as Mark types it up. So just hang in there until its complete. A A. A preposition - on. A this side - on this side. A. A verb. Aa wad a thowt se - I would have thought so. AA. Pronoun of the first person. Aa divvin'knaa - I do not know. In local works it is usually spelt aw. AA. All. Thor aa' gyen - They are all gone. l(s aa ower-It's all over. AA. To owe. Aa
  2. Here is a brilliant story for the forum members. Enjoy 137 years ago two young East Northumberland brothers, worried because of the declining number of jobs in the coal mining industry, decided to start a new life in Australia. Nowadays, the journey is comparatively safe and a comfortable one, but not so then. For they set out knowing that they were almost certainly leaving the land of their birth for-ever and heading to a country still largely unknown. Their trip was by sailing ship, horse and cab, train and foot. Diesels buses and cars were still inventions of the future. But they made it. T
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