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2 edition of Pit-yacker. found in the catalog.

Pit-yacker.

George Hitchin

Pit-yacker.

by George Hitchin

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Published by J. Cape in London .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT788.H58 A3
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5929278M
LC Control Number64054187
OCLC/WorldCa3789510

In this groundbreaking, alternative account of the history of English, Northern English takes centre stage for the first time. Emphasising its richness and variety, the book places northern speech and culture in the context of identity, iconography, mental maps, boundaries and : Katie Wales. Definitions index pit-pon for Webster's New World College Dictionary, The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language and Ologies & Isms.

CHAPTER MY HOME FRONT. One Saturday morning in January , an important event took place in Chadwell Heath High Street. Elsie and I walked into the post office and almost ceremoniously opened a savings account with a deposit of five pounds. Many times I took out the book and looked with satisfaction at that initial entry. CHAPTER NOTES: This is a revised version of the chapter that first appeared on the 'tg storytime' site. 'Pit yacker' is a slightly derogatory term used in parts of northern England to describe people who live on the former Durham coalfield.

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Pit-Yacker [George Hitchin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pit-Yacker5/5(1). Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hitchin, George, ?-Pit-yacker. London, J.

Cape [] (OCoLC) pit-yacker (plural pit-yackers) (Tyneside, derogatory) A term of abuse directed at inhabitants of mining villages of Northumberland. (Tyneside) Someone who speaks pitmatic.

Define Yacker. Yacker synonyms, Yacker pronunciation, Yacker translation, English dictionary definition of Yacker. or n informal Austral and NZ work Pit yacker: is a coal miner and dates back to Making it to pages of the new book.

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Pit-yacker27 April (UTC) Sadly, I no longer have access to the Miller and Wild book which did contain more info on working conditions. With the amount of information we have at the moment, I think we should look for a way to integrate it rather than give the conditions a stand alone section.

Nev127 April (UTC). Pit-Yacker. A term that was applied Pit-yacker. book the people of the mining villages of Northumberland and Durham. The origin of yacker is obscure, with suggestions that it refers to a manual worker as someone who has to hack or thrash (yark). The Unibet Premier League Darts is an ongoing darts tournament organised by the Professional Darts Corporation – the sixteenth edition of the tournament.

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plural of pit-yacker Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Guide to mining dialect published Pitmatic being spoken. A dictionary of language used in mining communities in the north-east of England has been published. Pitmatic, by author Dr Bill Griffiths, sheds light on colourful terms such as "rammel" (rubbish), "fettled".

NEW SEAHAM C20/1 - LIST FROM GEORGE HITCHIN'S BOOK 'PIT-YACKER' (CAPE, LONDON ] An autobiography set in the Seaham area ofrelating to the first half of the 20th century. GH was born ca in Dalton-le-Dale, but most of the words apply to New Seaham where he worked in the Nack Pit in the s; he left Seaham ca.

Pit yacker: is a coal miner and dates back to Palmy: is a blow or stroke on the palm of the hand, given as a punishment, dating from Renk: is the distance a putter must cover in bringing coal from the mines used to calculate wages.

Dates back to   57 Geordie words, phrases and sayings you'll only hear someone from Newcastle say. Here's a list of popular Newcastle, Geordie and even some (gasp) Mackem sayings - we've updated it with some new.

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pitmatic definition: Noun (uncountable) 1. The language spoken by inhabitants of the mining villages in Northumberland or Durham."The'aall taalk ower pitmatic in Durham!"Adjective (comparative more pitmatic, superlative most pitmatic) 2.

(Northumbrian. A born and bred resident of the largest city in the north east of England (unlike the common misconseption that Newcastle is) and largest ship building town in the world. Rider of the bittersweet emotional rollercoaster that is the life of a die hard supporter of Sunderland Asociation Football Club as all true Mackems really are and don't just decide to switch teams because ones doing better.

VILLAGE HISTORY BEFORE THE PIT - a brief chronological history of the village before the coal mine was opened with dates of major events up to including ' A Study of a 16th Century House' - Rock Farm by Connie Gregory. VILLAGE HISTORY AFTER SINKING OF THE PIT- a brief chronological history of the village after the coal mine was sunk in with major events up to when the coal.

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Easington District Plan - Report of Survey, prepared in WHEATLEY HILL Wheatley Hill developed to the north and west of the mine which was sunk just a mile to the east of Thornley thirty years later in Typically, the early colliery housing was located close to the colliery and stretched westwards along the road to Thornley (the B), where the Front Street developed along.

I think he means they aren't sunderland words. The article is fucking embarrassing man, it's like they've just copied and pasted one of the regular "geordie" articles out of the chronicle, which are shite anyway, and changed geordie to Mackem without changing the content.CHAPTER 5.

MUSIC AND PIT PONIES. In essence, the strike was no different from the one I had known previously. There was the same basic need for food, fuel and clothing, and the same ingenuity and determination to satisfy these needs.

But following the collapse of the General Strike, there seemed to be born a feeling of isolation among the mining community; a back-to-the-wall attitude that.alongside men.

These are our ‘pit women’ who are at the centre of this book. These near invisible pit women – ‘pit brow lasses’ (John, ) or kamin s or dulang s or palliri s – are crucial to building a gendered understanding of mining.

Whatever the name, women’s work in the mines has remained obscure and hidden, forgotten and.