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    Just another random thought of mine.. (leading from a discussion with a mate today).. what do you reckon are the major differences between northerners and southerners? Are there major differences in attitudes or do you reckon it's only the accents that vary?
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    Southerners are scared of northerners. They are also scared of hard work, the cold, probably the dark and generally wear scarves until mid-may believing it to be fashionable. Oh and lots of them say 'safe' wtf is that about!?
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    Northerners support football teams which refuse to play by the book
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    I don't think there is really that much difference anymore as cultures are spreading, for example more Londoners are now moving to Manchester than Mancs to London so the whole country is a mixture of different cultures.
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    (Original post by Herleif Arkadios)
    Northerners support football teams which refuse to play by the book
    It's Chelsea who are thieving all the friggin players....
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    southerners are cool
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    northan monkeys, southern fairys's.........


    Yes..... you must have seen the film.....
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    Northerners don't realise it's not normal for it to rain several times a week, even most days, okay that's just Manchester.

    Northerners get cancer, alot more than Southerners, seriously, don't be a northerner your chances of getting cancer are shockingly bigger, also once you have cancer, the chances of you dying from it are rather bigger.

    Northerners fail to recognise that the country exists beyond London, they need to recognise that the country gets very wide down there, and there's alot of it, Cornwall is just as far away from London as we are.

    Southerners fail to recognise that the entire country isn't looking to London. Don't ask people from Newcastle if they're going to London casually, like it's something we all (northerners) do on the weekends, Newcastle is really bloody far away, it's alot easier for them to goto Edinburgh when it comes to capital cities. Alot of us have never been to London, ever, we don't know the tube, or the general geography, you can't say things like "oyster card" to us and expect us to know what you mean.

    Southerners have a very bad geography of the north, they don't know where Liverpool/Manchester/Newcastle/Leeds/Sheffield are, not even relative to each other.

    Northerners fail to recognise that London is *massive*, there are twice as many people in London as there are in the entire of Scotland. It's not just a particularly big Birmingham, it is MASSIVE.
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    (Original post by homoterror)
    Northerners don't realise it's not normal for it to rain several times a week, even most days, okay that's just Manchester.

    Northerners get cancer, alot more than Southerners, seriously, don't be a northerner your chances of getting cancer are shockingly bigger, also once you have cancer, the chances of you dying from it are rather bigger.

    Northerners fail to recognise that the country exists beyond London, they need to recognise that the country gets very wide down there, and there's alot of it, Cornwall is just as far away from London as we are.

    Southerners fail to recognise that the entire country isn't looking to London. Don't ask people from Newcastle if they're going to London casually, like it's something we all (northerners) do on the weekends, Newcastle is really bloody far away, it's alot easier for them to goto Edinburgh when it comes to capital cities. Alot of us have never been to London, ever, we don't know the tube, or the general geography, you can't say things like "oyster card" to us and expect us to know what you mean.

    Southerners have a very bad geography of the north, they don't know where Liverpool/Manchester/Newcastle/Leeds/Sheffield are, not even relative to each other.

    Northerners fail to recognise that London is *massive*, there are twice as many people in London as there are in the entire of Scotland. It's not just a particularly big Birmingham, it is MASSIVE.
    Not too many sweeping generalisations then!
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    Southeners are based much more in the tertiary/ service sectors and are less 'hands on' in regard to manual work. Their lifestyles are relied more upon the media (e.g. TV, movies, etc) & consumption (e.g. clubbing, shopping, etc). I think I experience this type of lifestyle.
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    Southerners are definitely scared of northerners! When I'm in Cambridge, if anyone tries to pick a fight, the scouse accent comes out with the "eh eh, ya startin su'tin, ya startin? come ere den, come ed an ill fukin batta ya!" and they run away!

    Edit: note that putting on a southern accent will have the opposite effect when having a fight in the north. You will get "fukin batta'd".
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    Northerners are cooler.
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    hmmmmm, oh to be a simple southerner, never to hear the famous scouse slang, '*** ed den', and 'i ad yer ma last nite', never to know what a real chav is :rolleyes:.
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    Northerners moan and moan and moan and moan and moan and moan and moan

    or maybe that's just Dave?

    I'm converted, I now love northerners
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    (Original post by saiyamana)
    hmmmmm, oh to be a simple southerner, never to hear the famous scouse slang, '*** ed den', and 'i ad yer ma last nite', never to know what a real chav is :rolleyes:.
    :rofl: yer ma!!! :toofunny:

    I love scousers, they're great. But I'd say they're scals rather than chavs. Cambridge has a lot of chavs (the townies, not the students). Their accents are just as strong as scouse ones, and they're just as rough and uncouth.
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    (Original post by Lauren)
    Southerners are definitely scared of northerners! When I'm in Cambridge, if anyone tries to pick a fight, the scouse accent comes out with the "eh eh, ya startin su'tin, ya startin? come ere den, come ed an ill fukin batta ya!" and they run away!

    Edit: note that putting on a southern accent will have the opposite effect when having a fight in the north. You will get "fukin batta'd".
    Lovely :rolleyes: :eek:
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    The fashion is generally far better in the south, - a lot better.

    People are less narrow minded in the south, in the north families tend to be born and bred in the same towns for generations.
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    (Original post by saiyaman)
    'i ad yer ma last nite', never to know what a real chav is :rolleyes:.
    argh!!! I hate it when people say that lol...all those 'ma' things
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    3 months ago I would have joined in the northern bashing but I just can't anymore :love: I even love their silly accents
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    (Original post by red_roadkill)
    The fashion is generally far better in the south, - a lot better.

    People are less narrow minded in the south, in the north families tend to be born and bred in the same towns for generations.
    Liverpool is very ahead in the fashion, check out all those tangoed Coleen McLoughlin carbon copies. It's thought of as one of the most fashionable cities (and obviously is the city of culture wooo).

    I agree with the narrow mindedness. I'm from the south but live up north and I've been plagued all my northern life by people making comments about my different accent. However northerners are more friendly, and the crime is about equal even though we're portrayed as thieving b*stards.
 
 
 

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