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Posted by: Phil66 Dec 1 2019, 09:30 PM

Some of the colourful people from my area, "The Black Country", trying to explain some of the old sayings, let's hope they don't die out, got to keep heritage alive. To me the accent and dialect is a form of music cool.gif

https://youtu.be/NqIcbLkY2iY


https://youtu.be/bzviWAyO6Oc


Apparently our dialect it the closest to Anglo Saxon and is the closest to old English than anywhere else in the country. The old couple in this video have a lovely lilting accent.

https://youtu.be/vb4MknMqwmA


And if you're really into your history, you may like this:

https://youtu.be/n3pfdEZziXU



Posted by: Todd Simpson Dec 3 2019, 03:24 AM

Is this where Joe Gets his band name black country communion?

QUOTE (Phil66 @ Dec 1 2019, 04:30 PM) *
Some of the colourful people from my area, "The Black Country", trying to explain some of the old sayings, let's hope they don't die out, got to keep heritage alive. To me the accent and dialect is a form of music cool.gif

https://youtu.be/NqIcbLkY2iY


https://youtu.be/bzviWAyO6Oc


Apparently our dialect it the closest to Anglo Saxon and is the closest to old English than anywhere else in the country. The old couple in this video have a lovely lilting accent.

https://youtu.be/vb4MknMqwmA


And if you're really into your history, you may like this:

https://youtu.be/n3pfdEZziXU

Posted by: Phil66 Dec 3 2019, 07:03 AM

I've always assumed so because of Jason and Glenn's links with the area, may be wrong though.

Posted by: Todd Simpson Dec 3 2019, 09:49 AM

I always wondered where that name came from! Thanks!! smile.gif
Todd

QUOTE (Phil66 @ Dec 3 2019, 02:03 AM) *
I've always assumed so because of Jason and Glenn's links with the area, may be wrong though.

Posted by: Phil66 Dec 3 2019, 12:38 PM

And https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Country is how the Black Country itself got its name wink.gif I'm in the borough of http://www.jpb.co.uk/booksoc/dudley.htm, considered the capital of the Black Country and I'm specifically in https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingswinford born and bred.

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Posted by: PosterBoy Dec 3 2019, 04:53 PM

QUOTE (Phil66 @ Dec 3 2019, 11:38 AM) *
And https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Country is how the Black Country itself got its name wink.gif I'm in the borough of http://www.jpb.co.uk/booksoc/dudley.htm, considered the capital of the Black Country and I'm specifically in https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingswinford born and bred.

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Do you know Mark Bagnall?
I used to work with him, he is from Kingswinford

Posted by: Phil66 Dec 3 2019, 05:02 PM

If it's the same one, I went to school with him, I'm sure he was in the year above me.

Posted by: Sensible Jones Dec 3 2019, 06:09 PM

I alus kneaw there were summat diff'rant about yow!!!

Posted by: Phil66 Dec 3 2019, 07:06 PM

Ar me mon yowm royt yow om, me wench is a bostin oomon tho wink.gif

Now here is the late great Dolly Allen, the first couple of seconds have dodgy sound but after that it's not too bad. So funny laugh.gif

https://youtu.be/gp7IgW4UPJc

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