Bostin'! Test your knowledge on the Black Country dialect - quiz

By Rebecca Sayce | Black Country Festival | Published:

People from across the region will be having a bostin' time as they gear up to celebrate Black Country Day.

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Black Country Day is on July 14 each year, and celebrates the area's industrial heritage.

The Black Country is in the West Midlands and is officially recognised as the four boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton.

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But its definition is contentious with many believing it to be linked to the coal industry.

One thing that really defines the Black Country however, is the unique way we all spake.

Think you know your babby from your barmpot and your cake-hole from your cocker? Take our Black Country dialect quiz to find out:

Rebecca Sayce

By Rebecca Sayce

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