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Phil66
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


Todd Simpson
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
Phil66
I've always assumed so because of Jason and Glenn's links with the area, may be wrong though.
Todd Simpson
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.
Phil66
And THIS is how the Black Country itself got its name wink.gif I'm in the borough of Dudley, considered the capital of the Black Country and I'm specifically in Kingswinford born and bred.

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PosterBoy
QUOTE (Phil66 @ Dec 3 2019, 11:38 AM) *
And THIS is how the Black Country itself got its name wink.gif I'm in the borough of Dudley, considered the capital of the Black Country and I'm specifically in Kingswinford born and bred.

cool.gif


Do you know Mark Bagnall?
I used to work with him, he is from Kingswinford
Phil66
If it's the same one, I went to school with him, I'm sure he was in the year above me.
Sensible Jones
I alus kneaw there were summat diff'rant about yow!!!
Phil66
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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