TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BRUMMIE»
The term «Brummie» is regularly used and occupies the 81.600
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BRUMMIE»
Discover the use of Brummie
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Brummie
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Kid: More Tales From Birmingham's Backstreets
Here are more funny, heart-warming stories from the backstreets of Birmingham which are sure to rekindle old memories.
Boy Goes to War
There were many who were seriously wounded and blinded in World War One, but this account is unique, in that the author, Andrew Norman, knew this hero at first hand - Thomas Waldin was his grandfather.
Teaching and Researching English Accents in Native and ...
Brummie is the accent spoken in the city of Birmingham in the area of the West
Midlands. Despite its being widely discussed in the media, Brummie has not
received too much attention from linguists. This was noted by Foulkes and
Ewa Waniek-Klimczak, Linda R. Shockey, 2012
As soon as Brummie saw it, he had to have it, no matter what. He kept on at Peter
like a little boy and although Peter was loath to let it go, Brummie offered him a
deal, which saw Peter making a cool £100 profit. After pocketing the money,
The Long Road to the Sky: Night Fighter Over Germany
I was woken by the noise at about half past one in the morning, to find Brummie
leaning over the sleeping Taffy, pummelling him hysterically. But it wasn't the
immaculate Brummie that we knew; this wild figure was hatless and scratched
Wounded Rangers: Under Enemy Fire in Afghanistan
It wasn't long before Brummie, Capt Powers, Bro (Cpl Boyle) and a medic and a
number of others whose names escape me, for which I apologies, arrived in a
WMIK (a Land Rover carryinga Weapons Mounted Installation Kit) andPINZ, ...
'Oh, OK, boss,' replied Brummie. Heaving himself the ten feet up the aluminium
ladder, Beckett joined Brummie on the second tier of racking. 'What you doing up
here anyway? I've been looking for you everywhere.' 'Covering up the markings ...
Misadventures of a Pattaya Bar-Owner
“Yerl 'ave t'smarten up though, mate,” Brummie Bert admonished. “Get a hair raid
and some new togs. Can't 'ave yer lookin like somtin d' dog's just dragged in.
Yerv gorra look loike a punter, uverwoise d'girlies'l know right off yer a proivut
At the Fifth Attempt: An Escape Story
Then I heard the sounds of a struggle behind me with Brummie calling for help.
The German had caught hold of him. He was a big powerful man and more than
a match for Brummie. I tip-toed towards the struggling figures, felt for the door and
Blogs from the Blackstuff: The Case for Rewriting the Economy
Clancy's last speech in the Council chamber before retiring in April 2005 was a
final call for Brummie Bonds to be developed as a clear way forward for the city,
and Clancy and Olley have continued to bang on about the idea of Bonds and ...
David Bailey, John Clancy, 2010
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BRUMMIE»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Brummie
is used in the context of the following news items.
Back at Blues - Hollywood star David Harewood drops in to film at St …
The Brummie actor tweeted: “Don't believe the hype. At one point last pilot season I had more parking tickets than job offers. Rejection touches ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
Little Mix plant huge kisses on Birmingham fan during Surprise …
Little Mix stars gave an unsuspecting Brummie the shock of his life on the TV show Surprise Surprise. The singers appeared on the ITV show to ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
West Brom fans don't remember the play-off final - only my Wolves …
“It was Wolves... in front of the Brummie Road End!” Few goals will stand the test of time like the top corner winner against Albion's bitter rivals in ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
Indiana couple travels 8700 miles every six weeks to visit favorite …
Dolores even hopes she'll get a 'Brummie' accent - despite it commonly being mocked by other Britons. 'We're just an average American family ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
A homecoming of sorts for Tony Jones
This time it's tough Brummie Jason Nesbitt, even more experienced with 200 paid outings under his belt, in the other corner. The 41-year-old ... «shropshirestar.com, Jul 15»
Tommy Langford crowned the new WBO Inter-Continental champ on …
With his opponent's back to the ropes, the Devoner-turned-Brummie unleashed a series of vicious head shots, the final blow being a malicious ... «The News Hub, Jul 15»
The rise of the suburban terrorist
A young Brummie born to a Pakistani family that had migrated to the UK, Rauf grew up in a terraced house in east Birmingham. He helped out ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
Fight night at Walsall Town Hall - as it happened
A third favourite from the town, Essington's Ben Wilkes, also features in a light middleweight contest against Brummie opponent Fabrice Mpata. «expressandstar.com, Jul 15»
White van man with 27 points for speeding still allowed on the road
Figures show Brummie men have amassed a total of 1.51 million penalty points for driving offences. Women drivers, meanwhile, have just 1.18 ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
'Cool Hand' Luke hopes to strike it lucky
... bouts between the pair - is a score to be settled, while Newark's Adam Kettleborough and Brummie Marcus Ffrench are also in the frame. «expressandstar.com, Jul 15»