These are the 15 things you should NEVER say to someone from Northampton

Northampton is home to a friendly bunch of locals, but there are a few turn of phrase that really grind our gears.

Friday, 26th April 2019, 6:36 pm
Updated Friday, 26th April 2019, 6:38 pm
If you are ever visiting Northampton, here are 13 questions and phrases that are best avoided
If you are ever visiting Northampton, here are 13 questions and phrases that are best avoided

So if you are ever visiting our fair town, here are 13 questions and phrases that are best avoided.

Yes, we know the council turned it down in favour of Milton Keynes. Dont rub it in.
Look Milton Keynes IS NOT A CITY OK? Not that we care.

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Please avoid reminding us our beloved Woolies store has gone. The pick 'n' mix counter is still sorely missed.
If you are going to pay us a visit, at least get the pronunciation right.
Yes, the high street has had its fair share of closures, but don't add insult by suggesting our whole retail sector is down market.
No we don't! Do we???
We are in the East Midlands, not the South. We don't all sound like Del Boy.
Well sorry but we're all about The Saints.
It may be in close proximity, but Northampton deserves some recognition of its own.
Yes, it is quite expensive. A repeated reminder is not necessary.
Sorry but this is strictly Cobblers territory.
Just because it sounds alike, does not mean it is close by.
Lighthouses are located by the sea, so don't be ridiculous.
Your sarcasm is not appreciated.
Ok, you've got us there...