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Tales from the Bible: Written in Cumbrian Dialect

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All the tales in this book are well known by 90% of the community - most have learnt them as children in Sunday School, and I feel it is appropriate that they be written down using our local manner of speech which is slowly dying out like it is in other countries. It has always been my aim in life to preserve anything which is traditionally Cumbrian. Therefore these tales have been written in "modern-day" dialect which is still spoken by many in our area, with the hope that some of the younger generation may benefit. The old style dialect of long ago is now almost unreadable, even to those born and bred in the country like myself. I have spent the last seventy years speaking, reading, and reciting our local dialect. Even so, I am quite sure some will read this book, then say - "Dialect? ah would say she's nivver heerd it!" - Ethel Fisher

Very good pages, minor edge wear.
Good cover, staple-bound.

Item details

Author(s):
Fisher, Ethel
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1997
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0952681439
Number of pages:
39
Publisher:
Hills Books

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All the tales in this book are well known by 90% of the community - most have learnt them as children in Sunday School, and I feel it is appropriate that they be written down using our local manner of speech which is slowly dying out like it is in other countries. It has always been my aim in life to preserve anything which is traditionally Cumbrian. Therefore these tales have been written in "modern-day" dialect which is still spoken by many in our area, with the hope that some of the younger generation may benefit. The old style dialect of long ago is now almost unreadable, even to those born and bred in the country like myself. I have spent the last seventy years speaking, reading, and reciting our local dialect. Even so, I am quite sure some will read this book, then say - "Dialect? ah would say she's nivver heerd it!" - Ethel Fisher

Very good pages, minor edge wear.
Good cover, staple-bound.

Author(s):
Fisher, Ethel
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1997
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0952681439
Number of pages:
39
Publisher:
Hills Books

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