Yorkshire born and Yorkshire bred, strong in the arm and ‘clever’ in the head
This is a slight change on the original proverbial saying from the mid 19th century, but everyone at The Expose Agency agrees that this version is more befitting today’s Yorkshire folk.
In fact here are some things you may not know about Yorkshire.
Yorkshire has won the county cricket championship more often than any other county
Yorkshire athletes won seven gold, two silver and three bronze medals at the 2012 Olympics
Beryl Burton from Morley was one of the greatest female cyclists of all times. Seven times world champion, she once broke the men’s record for the 12 hour time trial, completing 277 miles
William Wilberforce, an active campaigner against slavery was born in Yorkshire
Yorkshire’s top 250 companies combined turnover stands at £118.6bn
Yorkshire is at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse
We won't mention however that Yorkshire’s unofficial anthem is the popular folk song is ‘On Ilkla Moor Baht ' at.’