Yesterday, in the game against Liverpool, Newcastle fans chanted
'Sign on, Sign on,
With hope in your heart,
But you'll never work again.'
The non-football gratuitousness of that is what's conspicuous - one region satirising another.
Best chant ever was United fans celebrating the odd name of the father of the brothers Gary And Phil, and sung to the Bowie tune:
Neville Neville it's the name of their dad...