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24 Things Brummies Are Tired Of Hearing

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1. "Birmingham has no culture."

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Brum is basically the most diverse place ever and has an incredible Vaisakhi celebration every year.

2. "Birmingham isn't the second city."

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It goes London, Birmingham, the rest of the British cities.

3. "I hate the Brummy accent."

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4. "I would never date someone with a Brummy accent."

BET

You will probably never be so lucky with that attitude.

5. "OK, so I would date Cillian Murphy but that's it."

BBC

Sorry but he isn't even a real Brummy.

6. "People from Birmingham just aren't smart."

Among thousands of other scientific advances Birmingham is leading in Nanoscale physics research.
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Among thousands of other scientific advances Birmingham is leading in Nanoscale physics research.

7. "It's all concrete isn't it?"

Yes, we've always wondered what that weird prickly green stuff was. Seriously. Sutton park is 2400 acre nature reserve and is one of the most urban parks in Europe.
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Yes, we've always wondered what that weird prickly green stuff was. Seriously. Sutton park is 2400 acre nature reserve and is one of the most urban parks in Europe.

8. "Do you know Ozzy Osbourne?"

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Yes him and Shazza come over to watch the Baggies play on a Sunday.

9. "Are you Northern?"

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No, we are from the middle of the country. The MIDLANDS.

10. "Are you southern?"

Della says it best.
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Della says it best.

11. "No decent music comes out of Birmingham."

Laura Mvula, Wizzard, ELO, Black Sabbath, the list goes on...
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Laura Mvula, Wizzard, ELO, Black Sabbath, the list goes on...

12. "Do you even have any sport?"

Nope, we know nothing about world class cricket and football, and we certainly aren't home to the UK's leading athletics club.
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Nope, we know nothing about world class cricket and football, and we certainly aren't home to the UK's leading athletics club.

13. "It isn't that big of a city is it?"

It's only the biggest municiplity in Europe.
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It's only the biggest municiplity in Europe.

14. "No one famous is from Birmingham."

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Felicity Jones, John Oliver, Benjamin Zephaniah, Julie Walters, and Cat Deeley? Never heard of them.

15. "Oh I love the Bullring!"

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It's. Called. Town.

16. "You don't really have more canals than Venice though do you?"

Venice only has 26 miles of canal whereas Birmingham has 35. Suck it Venice.
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Venice only has 26 miles of canal whereas Birmingham has 35. Suck it Venice.

17. "OMG I love Cadbury World!"

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Yeah it's great but Brummies would never pay for that when someone in their family almost always works there and will get you free chocolate.

18. "It's not really that pretty is it?"

Nope, it's nothing special.
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Nope, it's nothing special.

19. "What the fuck is a gambole?"

20. "There's no art in Birmingham."

Birmingham only has the largest watercolour in the world and the biggest set of Pre-Raphaelite paintings.
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Birmingham only has the largest watercolour in the world and the biggest set of Pre-Raphaelite paintings.

21. "It's not even a good night out."

You haven't lived until you've spent your night drunkenly talking to the heads on the Snobs wall.
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You haven't lived until you've spent your night drunkenly talking to the heads on the Snobs wall.

22. "Iym from Burrrrrrminghammm Iy am."

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We are not Yam-Yams.

23. "But what has Birmingham ever given the world?"

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Sometimes it's like no one even remembers Jamelia.

24. "Honestly though, what has Birmingham even given the rest of the world?"

The Balti, culture, scientific advances, great music, art, and of course Ozzy Osbourne.
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The Balti, culture, scientific advances, great music, art, and of course Ozzy Osbourne.