Whether other people can understand these characters is somewhat doubtful...
He is speaking the English dialect distinctive to the mid-Northumbria coalfield region (a coalmine is called a 'pit' - hence the nickname); it is a variant of the Northumbian dialect which is unique for the way that the letter R is pronounced in the throat with the uvula, rather than at the front of the mouth with the tongue.
It's really cool how many variations England has/had on such a relatively small Island.
At first I couldn't understand a thing, but I soon got the hang of it. I have certainly never heard that type of accent before!
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