British Dialects Book
Gordon, Matthew J.
GordonMJ at MISSOURI.EDU
Sat Sep 14 22:45:48 UTC 2002
The second edition of Trudgill's book includes IPA as well as the dictionary-type respellings making it useful to linguists as well as normal people.
From: Beverly Flanigan [mailto:flanigan at OHIOU.EDU]
Sent: Sat 9/14/2002 3:59 PM
To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Subject: Re: British Dialects Book
Peter Trudgill, _The Dialects of England_ (Blackwell, 1990; pb 1992). It's
nontechnical and uses dictionary-type pronunciation diacritics instead of
IPA; and it has great maps.
At 12:02 PM 9/14/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>Can anyone recommend a good overview of British dialects suitable for a
>I'm looking for something akin to Allan Metcalf's "How We Talk: American
>Regional English Today," only British.
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