20 Problems Only People From Sunderland Will Understand

20. Spending Half Your Life Explaining Where It Actually Is

Sunderland's done just about enough over the years to make the rest of the country familiar with the name, but unless you come across a football fan who's familiar with the Tyne/Wear derby connection chances are their geography will be lacking. Drawing maps with your fingers is usually the only way to show them it's nowhere near Manchester or Scotland.
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