Another departure: Some (many) years ago a book was written, I’ll find the author’ s name one of these days. which spoke about the way people from Bristol speak.
One of the curiosities of the Bristol dialect is the propensity of Bristolians to add an “l” to a final “a” in place of a glottal stop. This curious fact has led me to this post in light of the pandemic now about us; Has anybody from Bristol heard the word Coronavirus pronounced “coronalvirus?
Note: The title of this post is the aforementioned title of the book. It translates as, The correct way to speak Bristol.
I was wrong about unusual UK place names posting Stuggadhoo. Technically The Isle of Mann in not part of the U.K. This comes about because it is a Crown possession and is as such governed independently.
I will do penance and wear ashes and sackcloth for at last 2 hours next Wednesday or tomorrow whichever comes sooner.