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Shropshire words and dialect. by Valerie Kilford

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Published by Bielby"s Printpress in Shropshire .
Written in English


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The language and use of Shropshire dialect words make it a song of love to the beautiful county. And a lovely love story, too. Interesting account of the way in which a person with a disability was treated before medical understanding was widespread. An utterly absorbing novel. Read more/5().   Shropshire word-book, a glossary of archaic and provincial words, etc., used in the county; by Jackson, Georgina F. (Georgina Frederica) Publication date Topics English language Publisher London, Trübner & co; [etc., etc.] Collection europeanlibraries Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Oxford UniversityPages:   Shropshire word-book, a glossary of archaic and provincial words, &c., used in the county by Georgina Frederica Jackson. Publication date Collection europeanlibraries Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Oxford University Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Pages: Buy Shropshire Words and Dialect by Valerie Kilford (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Valerie Kilford.

  The "Shropshire Word-Book" is available for download from Google Books. (Gray's map of Shropshire, left) "English Accents and Dialects: An Introduction to Social and Regional Varieties of English in the British Isles" by Trudgill and Hughes looks like a very useful reference.   For those of you who don’t know, published in Georgina Jackson’s Word Book lists words and phrases spoken in Shropshire dialect as it was back in those days. It gives a grammatical structure to these words and phrases, and lists the villages and towns in which they could be found.   In Shropshire, there can be a debate about where the line is drawn between pronouncing words in a special way, and creating new words, for example .   Skelting, wee wowing and 'that's the badger' are among the unique words and phrases used around Shropshire which have been unearthed by a pioneering project studying local dialects.

English. This recording is an example of a Shropshire dialect. Ted’s speech is a wonderful mix of the traditional and the contemporary. He uses a small number of words that we would nowadays consider a little old-fashioned, such as motor, aside of and afore, for ‘car’, ‘next to’ and ‘before’. Buy Shropshire Word-Book: A Glossary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Etc., Used in the County by Jackson, Georgina Frederica (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 3.   There are different dialects within Wales, such as the Cardiff dialect and the Valleys, but here are some of the more well-known words in general use in Wales. “Butty” In Wales, this word is often taken to mean a “mate”, and its usage differs from the wider English understanding of the word to mean “sandwich”, as in a “bacon butty”. The vowel sounds Darren uses for words in the first two sets echo the traditional Shropshire pronunciation, while the vowel sound he uses for words in the third set is arguably a more recent development resulting from the influx of large numbers of speakers relocating from Birmingham and bringing their speech patterns with them.