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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.
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.