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Gray and Inahara stomp around the sand like angry flamenco dancers in waders. The North East is well known and loved for the Geordie language and dialect which is sometimes indecipherable to Southern types.

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This term alludes to the tightly closed valves of a live clam. One of our Facebook fans , Meg Henderson, tells us that the stottie is a cake of bread that was stotted thrown off the floor to see if it bounced, which showed it was ready. But we rather like it, so in it stays. Need even more definitions? Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram.

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Test Your Vocabulary. In addition to the idiom beginning with clam clam up also see: Translation of clam up for Arabic Speakers. Because our culture tends to allow and even encourage men to vent their spleens.