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YORKSHIRE FOLK TALK: Index to Yorkshire Folk Talk

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YORKSHIRE
FOLK-TALK
with
CHARACTERISTICS OF THOSE WHO SPEAK IT
IN THE NORTH AND EAST RIDINGS
 
BY THE
REV. M. C. F. MORRIS, B.C.L., M.A.
Vicar of Newton-on-Ouse, Yorkshire
1892


CONTENTS


Please note that this book relates to the Eastern half of Yorkshire, i.e. the whole of the East Riding and the Eastern half of the North Riding. The dialects for the West Riding and the Western half of the North Riding differ considerably both from each other and the Eastern half of Yorkshire.

  1. Preface.
  2. Introductory
  3. Grammatical
  4. Pronunciation
  5. Idioms and Words
  6. Forcefulness of the dialect
  7. Specimens of Folk-Talk
  8. Danish Comparisons
  9. Geographical
  10. The Yorkshire Character
  11. Miscellaneous
  12. Customs and Superstitions
  13. The Bible and Shakespeare
  14. Glossary: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S Sm T U V W Y

Transcribed by Colin and Pauline Hinson © 1997