Brummagem


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Synonyms for Brummagem

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I haven't got the foggiest what you are talking about and it doesn't surprise me given that a recent poll claimed Brummagem was the least intelligent accent in the UK, scoring lower than complete silence.
Michael Feingold's translation maintains a tone of brummagem noblesse, never in even the most ludicrous, Ludlamesque moments reaching for an easy laugh, and Carey Perloff elicits performances in the same spirit of earnest endeavor.
Several members of the Brummagem Boys were arrested.
I was teaching them that good old Birmingham folk-song I Can't Find Brummagem and it seemed the best way to do the tune.
The latest hoard is said to be worth zillions and the Midlands begins a bid to become an independent nation, with its own Brummagem language and laws.
The great-nephew of pugilist Owen Moran is desperate to trace a Mrs J Jackson, from Nuneaton, who wrote to local history magazine The Brummagem, appealing for information about his renowned relative.
A notorious pickpocket from the Summer Lane neighbourhood of Birmingham, he was also a formidable fair fighter who became the overall leader of that loose collection of pickpockets, thieves and violent men known as the Birmingham Gang or Brummagem Boys.
Here he recalls the Brummagem Blitz, tough training in Scotland, and working with Germans to clear mines on the Continent.
The Brummagem tour takes you to the commercial heart of the city and includes the major buildings of architectural interest.
Stan Stennett features in The Golden Days Variety Show and Don Maclean stars in The Boys from Brummagem.
The leader of that loose collection of rogues and violent men known as the Brummagem Boys, Kimber was an intelligent man who made alliances.
Ed Miliband appears to be turning to Brummagem for inspiration, although whether that reflects well on the city given his current difficulties is debatable.
BILLY Kimber was a hard man whose fearsome reputation as a fair fighter made him the leader of the Brummagem Boys, that loose collection of rogues, pickpockets and violent men from Birmingham who terrorised the racecourses of England before 1914.
I also got a mention and photograph long ago in Carl Chinn's Brummagem book for my time in a band.