gobs
Accents
Thu Jun 10, 3:11

Sharon ... I'm from Sheffield, as I frequently hint ... I think everyone apart from Dick Van Dyke realised there were a lot of accents [and languages] in the ol' country ... bests

    • FRED NOLANSharon Cunningham, Wed Jun 09 12:55
      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... more
      • Accents — gobs, Thu Jun 10 3:11
        • AccentsSharon Cunningham, Thu Jun 10 3:45
          Gobs... like here... I'm from N.W. Tennessee; don't know which Southern accent we speak, but it sure made its way to Texas with Ol' Davy Crockett!
          • A Lack Of Brotherly Lovegobs, Thu Jun 10 4:19
            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
            • AccentsSharon Cunningham, Fri Jun 11 1:02
              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
              • Lake Districtgobs, Fri Jun 11 1:54
                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
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