10 witty quotes about Sheffield: How artists and poets have skewered the Steel City across history

From a loving tribute by Richard Hawley to an utter skewering by George Orwell.
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Sheffield inspires some strong feelings and profound tributes in the hearts of its visitors - for better or worse.

For example, born-and-bred musician Richard Hawley once lauded the Steel City as "a really romantic place," with praises for its people's "great sense of humour."

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Then again, the one and only George Orwell called it a contender for "the ugliest town in the Old World," and had a lot to say about 'the smell.'

These are 10 of the funniest, most charming or slightly cheeky phrases ever coined with the Steel City at heart.

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