BRISTOL DIALECT


BRISTOL DIALECT

LOUISE MASKELL    Book Number: 85987    Product format: Paperback

Ever wondered what your grandmother meant when she sent you out for bag o' scrumps? Or maybe she asked you Ow bist sarternun? Don't be home late or she'll have a proper benny! Learn about the Bristol L, pirate speak and nummet, chat along with the Robins and the Gas, and test yourself with the quirky one-liners selected from a variety of sources. Nostalgic mono illustrations include the Bristol Suspension Bridge complete with pleasure steamer below, Banksy's Grim Reaper originally painted on the side of a boat, a Georgian crescent in Clifton and a Victoria Room, now part of the university. There is a super glossary of terms like macky for very big and nebbersin for never seen, links to the sea, industry and agriculture, families and the church, history and traditions and pronunciation and usage. 80 page illus paperback.
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ISBN 9781909914230
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Excellent
from Anonymous on 19/06/2019
Brings back memories of the days when I spent a lot od time in Bristol, escaping from Gloucester. The dialects are similar, not identical.