Durham & Tyneside Dialect Group / Sounds....                   


 

guisers, Sunderland

"...An' scuse me, when aw wis there,
They bottl'd up maw tawk, sor.
Not oney that they'll keep it fresh
For futor ginoraishins"

Chater's Illustrated Annual, 1885, p.8
 


 

KARAOKE SECTION

sing along to:


'The Lambton Worm'


'Bobby Shaftoe'


'Wet Weshin Day'


'The Putter'


'The Blaydon Races'



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Donna Hill (Hylton) - 'The cauld lad of Hylton Castle'


John Patrickson (Dawdon Colliery) - crab fishing


Daniel Swan (Parkside, Seaham) - fishing in Seaham


Allen Crawford (Stanley) - Tommy Armstrong


Dave Bowen (Darlington) - The Lengthman


spring flowers (F.M., Ashington)


the sneck game (Durham City)


Dave Bowen (Darlington) - hog


Meg Stephenson (North Shields) - Family Holiday


Gordon Patrickson (Seaham) - the tale of a candle


John Williams (Haswell) - a pit ghost


John Williams (Haswell) - pit ponies


Gordon Patrickson (Seaham) - walking the returns


James Richardson (Easington Colliery) - Xmas presents


Charles Trelogan (New Herrington) - down the lonnin


Weardale - extract from Wm Eggleston read by Alan Rutherford


Jack Smith age 94 (Hendon) - talking to Nat Sutheran in 1974


Jack Smith (continued)


 b u i l d  a  d i c t i o n a r y !

 s e n d  us  a  p o e m !

 m o r e  a b o u t  u s

 d i a l e c t  w o r d l i s t s

 d i a l e c t  l i t e r a t u r e

 l i n k s

 o n  d i a l e c t

 p u b l i c a t i o n s

 h y e m