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Black Country

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

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

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

n (Brit) the Black Countryzona industriale dell'Inghilterra centrale
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The second film in the pipeline from director, Mr Enoch J Obadiah 3rd, will be called "The Yam Yam Chronicles" loosely based on the gospels according to Mathew, Mark, Bruce and Ron, a biblical epic.
Right off the bat, City's pocket of fans underneath where the old scoreboard once was targeted their visiting counterparts with chants of 'Yam yam yam yam', and these only increased when ex-Saddler, Amadou Bakayoko, gave City the lead in the 29th minute.
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.
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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.
Founded in 2009 by Black Countryborn Drew Roper, the studio takes its name from 'yam yam', a moniker often given to people born and bred in the Black Country.
But amazingly the Turkish FA answered Stretford's complaint by claiming the word "Yam Yam" had been wrongly interpreted and was actually a compliment.
"By doing a Mexican wave." 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.
And, just months after quintessential 'yam yam' Noddy Holder was placed on the Birmingham Walk of Fame, perhaps they've got a point.
I had to act," the Black Country icon broadcasts a Partly Political Broadcast on behalf of the Yam Yam Party.
They sing 'Yam Yam' to the tune of the Dambusters at matches to indicate that they are a Black Country team and they're proud of it.