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Understandin’ Yorkshire Dialect, Ci Thi

Friday, June 14th, 2013


If tha ‘appen to be visitin’ Leeds, or any other bita Yorkshire, one of first things that tha’d notice when tha stepped out onto’ street is accent ‘n’ dialect ov place.

Ovver past fifty year, the accent as bin enjoyed in buks, tele and adverts. One a reasons that people like it is because its used in’ media industry to highlight a sense of care ‘n’ trust.

Tetley Tea ‘n’ ‘ovis for example, often use ar accent for adverts and on’t radio; it’s even in Last a’ Summer wine!

If tha were to ‘ear this though (more…)

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Understanding Yorkshire Dialect

Friday, June 14th, 2013


If you happen to be visiting Leeds, or any other corner of Yorkshire, one of the first things that you may notice when you step out onto the street is of course the accent and the dialect of the local area.

Throughout the past fifty or so years, the Yorkshire accent has been celebrated in television and  its advertisements. One of the many reasons that the accent is so well loved, is that it is often used throughout the media industry to highlight a sense of (more…)

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