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GUEST,Roger the skiffler Black Country Dialect (30) RE: Black Country Dialect 21 Nov 01


And from COPAC (catalogue of the 20-or so major research librraies) we have:
TI- The Old Testament : in the dialect of the Black Country AU- Parsons Harold AU- Fletcher Kate MV- Pt.2: The books of Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Job, Jonah, the first and second books of Samuel / by Kate Fletcher ; [edited and produced by Harold Parsons] PU- Tipton : Black Country Society PY- 1979 PD- 88p ; 19cm, pbk LA- English IS- 0904015173 KW- Bible. O.T.. English. Selections - Texts HL- Cambridge ; Trinity College Dublin

and to help you understand them:

TI- Aynuk's fust Black Country waerd buk AU- Raven Jon AU- Crane John PU- Wolverhampton : Broadside PY- 1978 PD- 36p : ill ; 14x16cm, Sd LA- English IS- 0950372269 KW- English language - Dialects - England - Black Country - Dictionaries KW- English language. Black Country dialect Dictionaries HL- Cambridge ; Trinity College Dublin


and

TI- A short grammar of Black Country AU- Biddulph Joseph PU- Pontypridd : Languages Information Centre PY- 1986 PD- 20p : ill ; 21cm, pbk LA- English IS- 0948565160 NT- Cover title KW- English language - Dialects - England - Black Country KW- English language. Black Country dialect KW- West Midlands (England) HL- Cambridge ; Oxford ; Trinity College Dublin

or

TI- A glossary of Black Country words and phrases AU- Shaw Thomas Vincent PU- Birmingham : Cornish Brothers PY- 1930 PD- 15 p ; 19cm LA- English KW- English language - Dialects - Glossaries, vocabularies, etc HL- Oxford


and of course my father's bible:

TI- West Bromwich Albion : soccer in the Black Country, 1879 to 1965 AU- Morris Peter PU- Heinemann PY- 1965 PD- 190p., ill.,23cm LA- English HL- Trinity College Dublin

RtS (that's what being an information professional -albeit one surplus to requirements- is all about, Steve!)

PS Of course Jon Raven ,leading light in the Black Country Society was in the Blck counrty 3 and Halliard) and is the brother of folk guitar wiz Mike Raven)


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