So... I assume from your comment you are from Liverpool? So sorry you never met ol' Fred, Gobs. He is/was a keeper! And, most helpful to others of similar minds...I.e. Old West stuff. Joe Rosa, too! I miss them.
Thanks for responding, Gobs. You take care as well.
Sharon ... unfortunately I never knew him ... what I heard of him on media, he never sounded particularly Liverpudlian to me ... I'm always amazed at the amount of research he and Joseph Rosa managed ... more
Sharon ... you [all?] have the excuse of the vast distances ... we're crammed in over here ... always amused me that even after hearing four famous Liverpudlians in the sixties the only accent people ... more
Thanks for the lesson in PA Dutch, etc.
Re those accents in England, I've been reading a series of mysteries by Bruce Beckham, set in Cumbria's Lake District. He writes in the vernacular, but incl... more
Sharon ... He seems to have spent his early years in the Lake District, but now lives in Edinburgh ... I think
Mind you, which part of the Lake District is another thing ... since 1974 it's become ... more