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Literally Just 19 Hilariously Relatable Tweets About The Midlands

Imagine not knowing what Birds Bakery is. So sad.

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1. We get ourselves into sticky situations.

Here's what we found when we were called to a burglary in progress today. https://t.co/2546WlYOLE

Via Twitter: @fvlsefreedom

2. We have our own language as well.

3. Which can cause problems when we try to communicate with the rest of the UK.

4. And we say "mom" instead of "mum."

FYI I'm from Birmingham so I spell it 'mom' rather than 'mum' and if you don't like it you can fock uff.

No, we're not "trying to be American."

5. We dread the Birmingham Christmas market.

Nice of the City Council to install teleporters up and down New Street so we can all bypass the Frankfurt Market.

Via Twitter: @ichoosemag

You could live miles from Birmingham and it will still stress you out.

6. But we still go every single year.

Because they sell hot booze.
Twitter: @idealising

Because they sell hot booze.

7. We're the home of divisive accents.

8. Like, really divisive.

9. We're sick of the rest of you pretending we don't exist.

"What even is the Midlands?" – Everyone.
Twitter: @dominikpalmert

"What even is the Midlands?" – Everyone.

10. And refusing to learn where or what anything in the Midlands is.

Imagine not knowing what Birds Bakery is, sad.
Twitter: @bowzzzerr

Imagine not knowing what Birds Bakery is, sad.

11. Meaning we regularly have to lie about where we live.

12. We get really damn passive-aggressive when someone argues that a "cob" isn't called a "cob."

Why do people not understand it's called a flippin' Cob..?!?!? (Waits for response in a hard hat) #Nottingham

Via Twitter: @lemonaderivers

It's not a "barm." It's not a "bap." It's not a "breadcake." It's not a "roll." It's a COB.

13. We're out of luck if we want to go to the beach.

When we do head out to the coast, it's usually to visit Skeg-Vegas.
Twitter: @Sean9pratt

When we do head out to the coast, it's usually to visit Skeg-Vegas.

14. But it's OK; we have views like this right outside.

I'm generally a sedentary home-lover, but reading @cox_tom's #21stCenturyYokel has encouraged me to get out and exp… https://t.co/FXrZxaHpPl

Via Twitter: @catrad

15. We don't get the difference between east and west.

16. But we hate each other regardless.

17. Although we stick together in the face of our enemies*.

Living in the Midlands problems #GameOfThrones

Via Twitter: @VivaBrownie

*Anyone who isn't from the Midlands.

18. At the end of the day, we fully embrace our identity.

19. And we're damn proud of where we're from.

#midlandtwat4lyf