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Posted by Mac Cummings on July 21, 2020, 1:09 pm, in reply to "Re: Geordies
Partly right Sean.
The name originated during theJacobite Rebellion of 1745. The Jacobites declared that Newcastle and the surrounding areas favoured the Hanovarian King George and were “for George”. Hence the name Geordie used as a derivation of George.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a Geordie is 'A native or inhabitant of Tyneside or a neighbouring region of north-east England.
I am a Geordie. I come from Jarrow. End of!
- Geordies - Patrick July 20, 2020, 8:48 am
- Re: Geordies - Mac Cummings July 20, 2020, 11:31 am
- Re: Geordies - Colin Thompson July 20, 2020, 8:01 pm
- Re: Geordies - sean July 20, 2020, 11:30 pm
- Re: Geordies - Mac Cummings July 21, 2020, 1:09 pm
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