Music·Posted on Feb 8, 201721 Quirks Geordies Don't Realise Are WeirdMost of the world doesn't even know what pease pudding is.by Simon BeckwithBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Using the term "alreet" in most conversations. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @fredicat17 A lot of non-Geordies don't have a word that means "hello", "okay", "that is satisfactory", and "please tell me about your day and any other shenanigans you have going on". 2. Greggs' sausage rolls being a regular snack. Flickr: artcriminal / Creative Commons The bacon sandwich and a coffee deal on a morning, a sandwich meal deal for dinner, a couple of pasties for tea, and something from the late night Greggs is just too much for most folk. 3. And eating your tea. Flickr: anemoneprojectors / Creative Commons Most other places call tea "dinner". Then they call dinner "lunch". That's all confusing enough so let's not even ask what they call breakfast. 4. Considering Alan Shearer a God. Flickr: 90664717@N00 / Creative Commons To most other people in the UK, the Newcastle United legend is just a pundit now. 5. Missing Geordie Jeans. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @gingasnaps50 Apparently not everyone misses Eclipse as a fashion label. 6. Waiting forever for the right bus. Flickr: 77351420@N04 / Creative Commons Yes, there's the common phrase "wait ages for a bus then three come along at once," however we're more likely to just go with "wait ages for a bus". 7. Being friendly. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Bravo We never really heeded the "don't talk to strangers" advice. Except bus drivers obviously, they very much took that advice and ran with it. 8. Calling it "Broon Ale". Flickr: orwellianrob / Creative Commons Cue a look on confusion in every bar you go to outside the North East. 9. And saying, "aye", "nee-way", "howay", and a litany of others. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @geordiegifts Our lingo is a baffler to many. 10. Actually enjoying pease pudding. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 11. One of your mates having been on Byker Grove. BBC Another common claim to fame being "my brother knows Ant, off of Ant n' Dec." 12. The Metro being your main form of travel. Flickr: mattingham / Creative Commons Obviously the bus never showed, so now you're sat traveling next to an empty bottle of White Lightning. 13. A hatred of all things Sunderland. Clive Rose / Getty Images It's actually quite nice and there's no real reason to despise having to go there, but we avoid it at every given opportunity. 14. Thinking bridges are just the best. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @ruth__w115 They are though, aren't they? 15. Not wearing a coat even though it's snowing outside. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @manuel_galic So what if it's snowing? 16. Thinking that students spoil everything. Flickr: conchur / Creative Commons Okay, this may be more common, but we have two universities and a drinking culture, it's not the best mix. 17. Christmas beginning when Fenwicks' window display goes up. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @magsdeniaud Every year without fail, and it's far more regular than snow. 18. Having bars that were built with people watching in mind. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @lukeap93_ We have the best views. 19. Having the lushest dance moves. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF ABC 20. Being alarmed when you see the sun. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @mmeg We know it's there, so it's nice when it makes an appearance. 21. But not being bothered, because Newcastle is beautiful whatever the weather. Flickr: 75487768@N04 / Creative Commons We do scrub up nice.