Sollers (sollersuk) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Paging Brummies!

My oldest friend G and I were discussing North of England dialect matters tonight, and we were wondering how far down the use of "chuck" as a term of address, not implying affection or even acquaintance, extends. We have the feeling that it's more west of the Pennines than east, and she said it's definitely heard in Staffordshire, but she had a feeling it's also used in Birmingham. Any info?
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