How To Talk Like a Local: A Complete Guide to English Dialects

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When it’s cold, are you nithered, taters or perishing? The English language in Britain changes from county to county, with hundreds of local words to discover. Susie Dent’s beguiling guide to these words charts their origins and development.

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Susie Dent is an independent editor and translator who appears regularly in Countdown's 'dictionary corner'. She is the author of six editions of The Language Report, an annual guide to the new words and phrases that find their way into the English language.

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"It's an interesting and, at times, hilarious read. One for word-lovers."  —The Sun

"A scattershot guide to regional British vocabulary, from "gutties" to "woollyback" and beyond."  —Big Issue Scotland

"An amenable, approachable but intelligent look at regional idiom and slang."  —thebookbag.co.uk

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