This is a book about Scouse, the language of Liverpool and how it evolved. It goes back to early times looking at the different groups of people who have contributed to Liverpool's rich speech and culture and examines the features that make Scouse so unique.
Ay youse lads, berds, scallies and twirlies, youse awrice? Ay 'ope youse are feelin' dead grace, sound, sick, belter and proper boss. This is a book about Scouse, the language of Liverpool and how it evolved. It goes back to early times looking at the different groups of people who have contributed to Liverpool's rich speech and culture and examines the features that make Scouse so unique. 'Opefully yous'll lern a lorra Scouse werds and frazers from deekin troo de pages of dis bewk and darryl lern ye to speak proper Scouse lah.
David Simpson is a former journalist and a writer with a special interest in the history and dialects of northern England.
Table of Contents
Why Scouse? 1, All in a stew 2, Dickie Sams 3, Scouse Words - A 4, Scouse Words - B 5, Irish Vikings 6, Viking Scouse 7, Language Barrier 8, Liverpool Growth 9, The Liverpool Irish 10, Doze Tings Dare 11, Scouse Words - B 12, E-ckhs-ploding Plosives 13, The Liverpool Welsh 14, Whacker! Whack! Paddywhack! 15, Scouse Words - C 16, Scouse Words - D 17, When did Scouse evolve? 18, How did Scouse evolve? 19 , Scouse Words - D-E 20, Bezzie, Lecky, Ozzie 21, Scouse Words - F 22 , Scouse Words - G 23, Scouse Words - H-I 24 , Scots and Manx 25, Furly urly or Fairly airly? 26, The World in One City 27, Johnny Todd 28, Can't Be Rs 30, A little more Scouse 31, I Wish I Was Back in Liverpool 32, Scouse Words - J-K 34, Scouse Words - L 35, Recipe for Scouse 36, Scouse Words - M-N 38, The Spread of Scouse 39, In My Liverpool Home 40, Is the Wirral Scouse? 41, Catarrh 42, Anyone for T? 43, Calm Down - It's only comedy 44, Nicknames for Scouse Suburbs 45, Scouse Words - O-P 46, Scouse Words - Q-R-S 47, The Blues 48, ...and the Reds 49, Scouse Words - S 50, The Leaving of Liverpool 51, Pool of Talent 53, Comedy Club 54, Maggie May 55, Scouse Words - T 56, Scouse Words - U-W 57, Scouse Words - Y-Z 58.
All About Scouse by David Simpson
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