These tweets from National Mackem Day will make you proud to be from Sunderland


The rivalry between Geordies and Mackems will probably rage on 'til the end of time, but for today it's all about the folk from Sunderland (that's what a Mackem is, FYI).

On National Mackem Day, people are sharing what makes them proud about their home.

There's the lingo

The scenery

And last but not least, the cuisine