The people of Manchester are known as Mancunians. Greater Manchester contains the Ten Metropoliatin Boroughs of: Bolton, Bury, Trafford, Tameside, City of Manchester, City of Salford, Stockport, Wigan, Oldham and Rochdale. Approximately 2,800,000 people live in this Metropolitain area, It is one of four highly populated Urban Counties in the UK along with Greater London, West Yorkshire and the Birmingham/Wolverhampton/Coventry Metropolitan area.
The city is is famous for it's television programmes like Coronation Street, A Question of Sport and Stars in Their Eyes witch are mainly produced by the biggest BBC(North West)and ITV(Granada) bases outside London. It is well known for its football teams: Manchester United and Manchester City(the area has the most professional soccer teams per square mile anywhere in the world). Manchester is renowned across Europe for its shopping (Manchester contains The Trafford Centre Europe's 2nd biggest indoor mall) The only city to house two Selfridges. It also contains a Harvey Nichols, The largest Next store in the UK, The flagship Marks and Spencer Store and the UK's second biggest Topshop/Topman. along with Manchester City Centre and The Trafford Centre, other satellite towns across the county have sufficient shopping facilities like Bury and Stockport.
Manchester is known for its Music, with bands like The Happy Mondays, Oasis, Elbow, Simply Red, M People, Take That, Joy Division, New Order and The Stone Roses originating from the city. The Manchester Evening News Arena was voted International Arena of the Year beating New York's Madison Square Garden for the 2nd year in a row.
More famous for Manchester United than anything else. It is a common misnoma in international circles that Manchester is in fact in London.
Often the name Manchester is used to refer to the county in which it is situated, Greater Manchester. This annoys residents of equally independent towns and cities in Greater Manchester, such as Bolton, Wigan and Oldham, who each boast a rich history also.
A resident of Manchester is known as a "Mancunian". They are typified by their strange loyalty to Manchester. Often waylaying people from other cities to tell them all about Manchester. See Terry Christian.
The North's main airport is near Manchester however. Passengers from larger, but equidistant cities, such as Leeds, Liverpool and Sheffield, have bolstered the figures of Manchester Airport to make it one of Europe's largest and busiest.
NO, we dont all talk like Liam Gallagher, most of us do though.
NO, we arent all chavs. most of us are though.
NO, we dont all possess guns. most of us do though.
NO, we dont all have ASBO's. most of us do though.
and NO we do not say "my kid"
it's "our kid"
you get me?!
another bloke from manchester: "sound mate, sound."
After the call, the callee must either perform the act or receive a swift punch in the stomach.
Originated at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on BSB 1 in 2008-2009.
(At this point, Andy either does jumping jacks naked on a frozen lake, or gets punched.)
Canberra is the capital of Au, but smaller than Sydney. Go figure.
Guy 2: Yeye just scrannin innit
Guy 1: Comin down Manchester tonight?
Guy 2: Yeye, it's the place to be!