The Mackem lexicon offers a different take on every day words.

13 weird and wonderful ways Mackems pronounce everyday words

From red chester (register) to chester draws (chest of drawers), in Sunderland we have some weird and wonderful ways of pronouncing everyday words.

Tuesday, 22nd December 2020, 2:19 pm

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite Mackemisms. Some might say they’re mispronunciations, others might say we make run-of-the-mill words sound better.

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