FTX-450 - HOW
THINGS HAVE CHANGED
REGIONAL DIALECTS OF BRITAIN & IRELAND
Here are voice samples from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales including
Anglesey and the Isle of Man. These tracks were selected from the Archives.
Woman (Birmingham) "How things have changed" (incl traffic) - Man
"Letting in the New Year " with "Wassail Song" - Man (West Wycombe,
Bucks) "Toboganning om the hill" - Man (Cornwall) "Being pixie-led"
- Man (Cotswold) "O Lord that there tree" - Woman (Lamplugh,
Cumberland) "Puddings" - Man (Teignmouth, Devon) "Wartime Railway Journeys"
- Man (Durham) "The Big Meeting & Miner's Gala" - Man (Newcastle)
Poem: "The Cadger" - Man (Gloucestersh) "I heard Cuckoo this morning"
- Man (Lancashire) "The Cup Final Parrot up the Edgware Road, London"
- (Man (Liverpool) "I was in Walton Gaol for not paying 7/6 fine" -
Man: (Manchester) "The East Lancashire is the best road out" - Woman
(Leicestersh) "Being thrown out of your house" - Man and Woman (London
Cockney) "Talking about Chavvers" - Man (East Suffolk) "I could have
been a carpenter" - Man (Somerset): "The first taste of Cider" - Woman
(Bristol) "Going cleaning and firelighting" - Man (W. Suffolk) "A Big
Day after the Boer War" (Lord Kitchener) - Man (Cambridgersh ) "There
was a keeper there" - Man (Cheshire ) "Jenny Wren came out of the dog's
mouth" - Man (Rutland) "Signs of Rain" - Man (North Yorkshire)
including the song "The Sweet Lass of Richmond Hill" - Man (Isle of
Man) "Protecting the bridal party from evil spirits" - Man (Co Down,
N.Ireland) "The Cargo of Rock Dallus" (Edible Seaweed" - Man (Dublin)
"Top of the morning, to you, Aden" - Man (Edinburgh) "Britain's First
New Town" - Man (Glasgow) "Football between Celtic and Rangers" -
Man (Inverness) "The London Air Service" - Man (Ayr) "Robbie Burns and
the Milkmaid" - Man (Anglesey, N. Wales) "Rice Pudding" or "The soldiers
defending the bridge" - Woman (South Wales) "I was born an ugly duckling"