An example of this is the pronunciation of certain words: "dead", "cow", "house" and "strong" are pronounced "deed", "coo", "hoos" and "strang"—which is how they were pronounced in the Anglo-Saxon language. Retrieved 3 August The adult comic Viz originated in Jesmond and includes many references to Newcastle, and The Mag is a fanzine for Newcastle United supporters.
Newcastle University has its origins in the School of Medicine and Surgery, established in and became independent from Durham University on 1 August to form the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Further efforts to preserve the city's historic past continued in the later 20th century, with the opening of Newcastle Military Vehicle Museum in and Stephenson Railway Museum in Wikimedia Commons Wikinews Wikivoyage.
Retrospective — An interview with the creators of the series. Newcastle has a horse racing course at Gosforth Park. Newcastle is also home to a cycling campaign, called the 'Newcastle Cycling Campaign. Archived from the original on 14 September
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The church tower received a battering during the Siege of Newcastle by the Scots who finally breached the Town Wall and forced surrender. For the purposes of City Council elections, Newcastle is divided into 26 electoral wards.
Archived from the original on 1 December Archived from the original on 3 February Archived from the original on 2 May Heavy industries in Newcastle declined in the second half of the 20th century; with office, service and retail employment now becoming the city's staples.