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  • She said she had been working on a geordie accent, but was told by the producers to drop it in favour of all-purpose "northern British", as US audiences would otherwise not be able to "get Carter".

    Letter: Proportionate play

  • I once asked her why no one in the film speaks with a geordie accent Letters, 7 March.

    Letter: Proportionate play

  • The geordie optimism engendered by a 6-0 demolition of Aston Villa and victory at Everton is already seriously diluted as assorted off-field distractions undermine Hughton's achievement in moulding an attractive, winger-propelled, 4-4-1-1 ensemble.

    Blackpool, Newcastle and West Brom on all-out attack to defy doubters

  • Among them is the latest show from unemployed Newcastle shipbuilder Mick Sergeant, who spends his time wrestling with the problem of turning his life around in a manner that's in keeping with the demands of his traditional geordie masculinity.

    This week's new comedy

  • There are Nazis, sadistic geordie drill sergeants, beautiful women, dashing spies and a faithful dog, all brought vividly to life by Ker in a beautifully scripted piece of absurd adventure fiction so crammed with smart wordplay and comic non sequiturs "I picked up my kit, which was heavy, like an Ibsen play" that you barely have time to take them in.

    Edinburgh fringe comedy roundup

  • For the record, I'm a 21 year old geordie though admittedly I live in That London now and I've been a dedicated listener since.. well, the cot, I suppose.

    A cool Radio 4? What a turn-off | Victoria Coren

  • Initial listens to REM's first new single since 2008 were spent affecting a geordie accent, repeatedly saying, "Uberlin?"

    This week's new singles

  • The rest is spot on. on November 6, 2008 at 7: 38 pm | Reply geordie gaffer

    An Inspector Speaks Out « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Sadly. on November 6, 2008 at 7: 30 pm | Reply geordie gaffa

    Wednesday Morning At Five O’Clock « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Nod nod nod nod nod on April 16, 2008 at 4: 59 pm | Reply geordie skipper

    Human Resources « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

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  • A true Geordie is someone born anywhere along the banks of the River Tyne. Therefore everyone in the North East is not neccessarily a Geordie. For instance anyone born in Newcastle, Gateshead or any of the other little towns or villages on the banks of the Tyne arte true Geordies. As the Tyneside dialect calls anyone christened George,Geordie, as in "Hiya Geordie." it probably comes from one of Tynesides favourite sons George Stephenson.

    June 28, 2009

  • Newcastle, England.

    A denizen of Newcastle, Australia, is called a novocastrian

    March 10, 2007