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Bible banks were started by the Black Country Mission, a voluntary organisation based at Cradley Heath Baptist Church, to encourage churches to keep a store of Bibles and collect unused ones to give to enquirers News, 17 March. It is self-funded. A Christian shop in Dudley, and the Christian Heritage Centre, in Sandwell, are also now giving out free Bibles to visiting schoolchildren. We then supply the Bibles free of charge, together with a chest to put them in and posters informing the general public that the church has a Bible bank. The best place to have a Bible bank is in the foyer area near the main entrance. The Mission has supplied more than free Bibles to 21 church foodbanks, and several thousands more through schools and care homes. Book free tickets.
It is distinct from the Brummie dialect , which originates from the neighbouring city of Birmingham. In general, the Black Country dialect has resisted many of the changes from Middle English that are seen in other dialects of British English , resembling particularly that of the English language in northern England and West Country English. The traditional Black Country dialect preserves many archaic traits of Early Modern English and even Middle English  and can be very confusing for outsiders. Thee , thy and thou are still in use, as is the case in parts of Derbyshire , Yorkshire and Lancashire. It is also common for older speakers to say "Her" instead of "She" "'Er day did 'ah? The local pronunciation "goo" elsewhere "go" or "gewin'" is similar to that elsewhere in the Midlands. It is quite common for broad Black Country speakers to say "agooin'" where others say "going".