2. Whether it’s Adrian Chiles’s various gaffes.
3. Or our accent.
4. But our detractors couldn’t distinguish between Black Country and Brummie.
5. But we don’t mind the Yam Yams. We’re in good company, with Robert Plant.
6. Julie Walters.
7. Lenny Henry.
8. As well as Mike Skinner.
9. And Ozzy Osbourne.
19. Our city was chosen to rehabilitate Malala Yousufzai after she was shot for campaigning for female access to education in Pakistan.
Having made her recovery, Malala was given a scholarship to a girls’ school in Birmingham.