500 year-old dictionary reveals Yorkshire as they spoke it

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LilianNekipelov  Identity Verified
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This is fascinating. Dec 24, 2013

I love Yorkshire dialect, unfortunately I know only some expressions. A nice gift for Christmas.

 

Terry Richards
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Interesting but... Dec 24, 2013

What we really need is a dictionary for how they speak it nowicon_smile.gif

 

Steve Kerry  Identity Verified
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Yorkshire Dec 27, 2013

You should come to Hunmanby Terry, they still talk like that round here!

Steve K.


 

Rachel Fell  Identity Verified
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Made me think of this chap Dec 27, 2013

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cycling/20734523
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Christine Andersen  Identity Verified
Denmark
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Get hold of Arnold Kellett's if you can! Dec 29, 2013

Terry Richards wrote:

What we really need is a dictionary for how they speak it nowicon_smile.gif


The Yorkshire Dictionary of Dialect, Tradition and Folklore

... is 'temporarily out of stock' on Amazon at the moment - and I'm not trading mine in!

You could try your luck here...
http://www.yorkshiredialectsociety.org.uk/publications.html

My godmother was from Leeds icon_smile.gif


 


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