Black Country

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Black Country

A highly industrialized region of west-central England adjoining Birmingham.

Black Country

n
(Placename) the Black Country the formerly heavily industrialized region of central England, northwest of Birmingham
Translations

Black Country

n (British) the Black Country → le Pays noir (région industrielle des Midlands)

Black Country

n (Brit) the Black Countryzona industriale dell'Inghilterra centrale
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Paul Wood - known as Yam Yam - targeted the Bargain Booze store on Wellington Road, Rhyl, with an unknown male who was carrying a claw hammer.
Doreen: Rise of The Yam Yam In a mixture of stand-up, sit-down, video surprises and music, the Comedy Queen of the Black Country sets out to challenge Darwin with her very own Theory of Evolution.
CAST: Simon Yam, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Cherry Ngan, Siu Yam Yam, Dada Chan, Yuen Qiu, Kelly Chen
Previously Doreen had been filmed doing a party political broadcast on behalf of the Yam Yam Party which also went global and she put her self forward as a candidate for Prime Minister.
Some of the phrases were more Yam Yam than Brummie so I soon put them right on that," he said.
I had to act," the Black Country icon broadcasts a Partly Political Broadcast on behalf of the Yam Yam Party.
I'm really looking forward to getting back there and hearing that yam yam accent again.
The grandfather of three said: "Some of the phrases were more Yam Yam than Brummie so I soon put them right on that.
Romelu Lukaku: Seven languages or not - his Yam Yam is poor.
In the mid-1990s he was not even the funniest comedian in the Black Country after Frank Skinner burst on the scene with tales of the coarser side of life as a yam yam.
The following evening sees the intense Midlands rivalry of the Brummies v the Yam Yams.
The flag-waving yam yams started laughing and Anne whispered to her aid: "Why are those peasants laughing at one?