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  • n. The language spoken by inhabitants of the mining villages in Northumberland or Durham.
  • adj. Of or relating to this language.


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  • The word 'pitmatic' may be new to you, as it was to me. DEVON DIALECT.

  • I've been doing a lot of reading (during my ample spare time at work) on the mining industry - people imagine that it is all from so long ago but I remember the second strike, the wonderful community spirit, the pitmatic language, the redundancies, the demolition ... the devestation.

    the-moo Diary Entry


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