Talking Notts on Radio 4.

Talking Notts on Radio 4.

During my 13 year stint as literature editor of LeftLion magazine, dialect and accent was integral to the tone of the magazine. Our remit was simple: Get in as much chelp as possible (cheeky backchat) and don’t mek aht yer summat (don’t take yourself too seriously)....
Our Words

Our Words

A year ago, when the ‘word of the week’ started on this blog, I wrote about my love of local language and the wonderful pronunciation and lively expression that make up part of it. It has been great to see these words appearing every week on the blog. And what’s...
Slemani Word Of The Week

Snap – Nottingham Word Of The Week

This week’s word Snapnounfood, particularly lunch“He’s wolfed his snap already, the gannet” Nottingham words Dr Natalie Braber, lecturer in linguistics, Nottingham Trent University / author of ‘Nottinghamshire Dialect’ : John Beeton, when...