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15th Nov 2019

The Great Debate: Where is the fabled northern line?

Joe Gilmore

Where does the north begin?

We may argue a lot of things in this life. Politics, sport, culture, which foot to put your sock on first, whether you should put the tea bag into your mug before or after your milk, whether the moon is made of cheese, whether we should be allowed to marry the moon – these arguments continue to rage and likely will do until the end of time.

One thing most people can agree on though is that the north of England is a wonderful place full of warm people and cold weather. But where the fuck does the north begin and the south end?

We took to the streets of a northern city to speak to locals and visitors and find out the answer to one of life’s eternal questions.