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These are the most annoying things you can ever say to someone from Sunderland

Sunderland folk are some of the friendliest you'll meet - but that doesn't mean we can't get worked up at times.

If you're not from these parts, here's a warning of things you shouldn't say to a Mackem:

You what?! We' re called Mackems. Never make that mistake again. Now get your coat.

1. Are you a Geordie?

You what?! We' re called Mackems. Never make that mistake again. Now get your coat.
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Dinnet embarrass yersel, marra, leave it to the professionals

2. I can do a Mackem accent

Dinnet embarrass yersel, marra, leave it to the professionals
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Just come and see for yourself some of the wonderful views, parks, woodland and dramatic landscapes we enjoy every day in our city.

3. Is it not all just grim and grey?

Just come and see for yourself some of the wonderful views, parks, woodland and dramatic landscapes we enjoy every day in our city.
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We think you will find our own Joseph Swan patented it 10 years earlier than America s Thomas Edison.

4. Edison invented the lightbulb

We think you will find our own Joseph Swan patented it 10 years earlier than America s Thomas Edison.
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