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available via Northumbria University Press, Trinity Building, Northumbria University, Newcastle on Tyne NE1 8ST:

 
A DICTIONARY OF NORTH-EAST DIALECT
comprehensive new listing of North-East words with historical introduction
revised enlarged edition, 2006!
£9.99 plus £2.50 p & p.
(cheques payable to 'Northumbria University')
can also be ordered by phone on 0191 227 3387

 




STOTTY 'n' SPICE CAKE: The Story of North-East Cooking
first publication of the dialect project 'Wor Language' at Northumbria University (www.worlanguage.co.uk) - history of regional cooking technology, with dialect words lists and texts.
£9.99 plus £2.50 p & p.







PITMATIC: The Talk of the North-East Coalfield
second book in the Wor Language series: a comprehensive list of technical and dialect terms used in the coal trade, with illustrative quotations, anecdotes, stories and poems.
£9.99 plus £2.50 p & p.




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NORTH EAST DIALECT: THE TEXTS
£7.99 pbk
an anthology of verse and prose writing from all periods, with introductory essay on aspects of and influences on North-Eastern culture

ALEXANDER BARRASS: THE PITMAN'S SOCIAL NEET
new edition of the 1890s classic, in two parts - text and tunes. Together a moderate £4.

JAMES HAY: SPIDER & OTHER TALES OF PIT VILLAGE LIFE
early 20th century dialect stories from Bearpark Colliery. £3




John Stobbs' The South Shields Pilot
unique account of adventures on the Tyne ca.1800,
edited by Bill Griffiths and Adrian Osler. £3
NORTH-EAST SAYINGS

a new edition of this chapbook is now available (2006) with a vast o' wise thowts from aal ower th' region
available for £2 in stamps



New for 2007:

Pocket Pitmatic - a booklet of the hundred or so most useful and used dialect words, with encouragement to note down examples of use you hear, and to use them yourself. A grand starter pack! Only £3.

Please note: Durham & Tyneside Dialect Group booklets can only be purchased by sending cheque or stamps to value of book with the order. They are not available through bookshops. If you have enjoyed our publications, please tell others, and help us reach a wider dialect audience!

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