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Scouse and Liverpool's Language and Dialect -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 4 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book A Hidden History: The Irish Language in Liverpool/An Ghaeilge i Learpholl by Tony Birtill
    A Hidden History: The Irish Language in Liverpool/An Ghaeilge i Learpholl - by Tony Birtill

    £9.00   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781999803827 | ISBN 10: 1999803825

    Local teacher, journalist and Irish language enthusiast, Tony Birtill, tells the fascinating history of the Irish language in Liverpool over the past 200 years and examines the Irish language vocabulary and speech patterns still in use in present day ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Liverpool English Dictionary: A Record of the Language of Liverpool 1850-2015 by Tony Crowley
    The Liverpool English Dictionary: A Record of the Language of Liverpool 1850-2015 - by Tony Crowley

    £20.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786940612 | ISBN 10: 1786940612

    Know someone with an antwacky stem-winder? Heard the Band of Hope Street? Ever been on a vinegar trip? Do you jangle? Ever met a Cunard yank in the Dingle? Could you pay for a dodger with a joey? Have you heard a maccyowler in a jigger?  The ... more

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  • Cover image of book All About Scouse by David Simpson
    All About Scouse - by David Simpson

    £4.95   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781909486034 | ISBN 10: 1909486035

    Ay youse lads, berds, scallies and twirlies, youse awrice? Ay ‘ope youse are feelin’ dead grace, sound, sick, belter and proper boss.   This is a book about Scouse, the language of Liverpool and how it evolved. It goes back to early times loo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Scouse: A Social and Cultural History by Tony Crowley
    Scouse: A Social and Cultural History - by Tony Crowley

    £16.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781846318405 | ISBN 10: 1846318408

    Nowhere in Britain is more closely associated with a form of language than Liverpool. Yet the history of language in Liverpool has been obscured by misrepresentation and myth-making and narratives of Liverpool’s linguistic past have scarcely done jus ... more

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