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    19 Things People From Manchester Are Tired Of Hearing

    No, we don't all eat hot pot and drink at the Rovers Return every night.

    1. "Doesn't it rain all the time in Manchester?"

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    Yes literally all day, every day.

    2. "Is that why everyone is so miserable?"

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    Speak for yourself.

    3. "Do you like The Smiths?"

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    Rough Trade


    4. "Morrissey is a bit of a tool though isn't he?"

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    5. "How do I get to Salford Lads Club?"

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    Just follow everyone else.

    6. "House prices are so cheap up north."

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    7. "And beer. And everything else."

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    Please go on.

    8. "Man United are [crap/amazing/insert opinion here]."

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    Cool opinion, do you have any more?

    9. "Wait, doesn't everyone in Manchester actually support City?"

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    10. "I've been to the Trafford Centre."

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    11. "Do you live on Coronation Street?"

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    Go away.

    12. "Do you all eat hotpot?"

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    13. "Ey up duck, where's ya whippet and flat cap?"

    You're thinking of Yorkshire. Or maybe the Midlands. Or some place that exists only in your mind.

    14. "The North is all the same though isn't it."

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    It's really not and I wouldn't go saying that to anyone else.

    15. "I mean, anything north of Watford is the North as far as I'm concerned."

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    16. "But Bolton/Oldham/[insert provincial town here] is not in Manchester."

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    If you're from there and don't want to say you're from Manchester, fine. But Greater Manchester is definitely a thing that exists. Sometimes people just call it Manchester. That's fine too.

    17. "Isn't it always cold in Manchester?"

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    Relative to what?

    18. "How can you go out without a coat on in this weather?"

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    Like this.

    19. *attempts Manc accent* "Do you want to go to t'pub?" *looks smug*

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