Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

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STOTTIES, BARM CAKES OR BAPS? DIALECT DIFFERENCES SHOW A NORTH/SOUTH DIVIDE.

BUT WHETHER YOU SAY TIG, TAG OR TUGGY, OR YOUR EVENING MEAL IS TEA OR DINNER, YOU ONLY HAVE TO GO AS FAR AS SUNDERLAND TO FIND DIFFERENCES. WE ASKED YOU WHAT YOUR FAVOURITE REGIONAL WORDS ARE.

SO WHAT DO YOU CALL A BREAD ROLL? AND IS THE EVENING MEAL DINNER OR TEA? Lorraine Dawson: "It's mam, tuggy and stotties. I love the words bairn and clarty."

Kerry 'cotcher' Foster: "Im in Newcastle and its defo mam, and it's a bread bun or stottie."

Ann Sykes: "I am from Newcastle living in Essex. I say bread bun, they say a it's a roll."

Amy Leigh Laverick: "When I used to live in Wiltshire, I was often told Geordie words I accidentally used were not real words."

Vicki Newman: "Mam, tea and catchy!" Victoria Hern: "I married a Geordie and the funniest things he says are "faff " and "the netty. …

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