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  • n. a native or resident of Birmingham, England


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  • She was about forty-five, and a bit plump, with short, brown hair and what we call a brummie accent—broad and thick, with the local black country dialect.

    Life Among the Dead

  • The brummie with a French accent: Richard Murray, 32, a financial planning manager, suffered a stroke three years ago and as a result now speaks in a French accent.

    Bizarre Stories of People Whose Brains Have Rewired Themselves | Disinformation

  • February 22, 2008 at 11:29 am anuddah brummie huh?

    some assemblies required - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Fancy having you as a friend ,another dummy brummie well what do you expect.

    The Best Man

  • Standing in line at the Edwardian Tea Rooms having to translate what the clerk with the rather strong brummie accent was saying to a moneyed old lady from the south who hadn't a clue.

    Feeling Listless - "Taking the credit for your second symphony."

  • Ridiculous for all the old reasons: the hair (how old are you, Nigel?); the strange adopted mockney/brummie (mummie?) accent; the dropped consonants (Bee'oven); the Agbonlahor number 11 Villa top; the trying so very, very hard to be different.

    The Guardian World News

  • Duke Theseus, the quartet of lovers, the brummie Mechanicals, even the fairies seem to have fallen in thrall to their celebrity monarch and take on the same, stagnant devotion to the text: stand still, wear your traditional dress, and e-nun-ci-ate.


  • That was certainly my understanding and I do appreciate the answer, I know how the divi date question has been driving some of you regular posters mad. im almost 100\% sure that if you have the shares on the 24th at 8.01 you will qualify for the divi reading between the lines what the brummie is saying that when the shares go ex-divi on the


  • Im a season ticket holder in the brummie road ive never seen such a bad defence as ours.

    Express & Star

  • On to this smethwick debate the smethwick is now made up of ex Brummie rd, that is why the brummie has suffored.

    Express & Star


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  • a native of brummagem really.

    June 22, 2008