Mackem-speaking tips for Corbyn in Sunderland
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Mackem-speaking tips for Jeremy Corbyn in Sunderland

Jeremy Corbyn is campaigning in Sunderland on National Mackem Day - the day commemorating all things about the city.

Author of the Mackem Dictionary Paul Swinney tells Today programme presenter Nick Robinson how Mackem phrases might be translated from the Queen's English and considers any linguistic challenges the Labour leader might face.

  • 12 Aug 2016