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2008-09-23 18:00:26

FASCINATING archive film footage of the great days of coal mining in Northumberland will go on show at a former colliery, turned tourist attraction next month. Three films - showcasing the 1959 miners' picnic in Bedlington, the former Woodhorn Colliery in the 1970s and the transportation of coal from the old Ashington Colliery - will be shown at the special screening at the Woodhorn Museum and Archives Centre on the afternoon of Wednesday October 1. The miners' picnic footage,...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.