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Scouse and Liverpool's Language and Dialect -

Related category: Local Interest
Related booklists: English Language,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 3 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Liverpool English Dictionary: A Record of the Language of Liverpool 1850-2015 by Tony Crowley
    The Liverpool English Dictionary: A Record of the Language of Liverpool 1850-2015 - by Tony Crowley

    £20.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786940612 | ISBN 10: 1786940612

    Know someone with an antwacky stem-winder? Heard the Band of Hope Street? Ever been on a vinegar trip? Do you jangle? Ever met a Cunard yank in the Dingle? Could you pay for a dodger with a joey? Have you heard a maccyowler in a jigger?  The ... more

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  • Cover image of book All About Scouse by David Simpson
    All About Scouse - by David Simpson

    £4.95   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781909486034 | ISBN 10: 1909486035

    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 loo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Scouse: A Social and Cultural History by Tony Crowley
    Scouse: A Social and Cultural History - by Tony Crowley

    £16.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781846318405 | ISBN 10: 1846318408

    Nowhere in Britain is more closely associated with a form of language than Liverpool. Yet the history of language in Liverpool has been obscured by misrepresentation and myth-making and narratives of Liverpool’s linguistic past have scarcely done jus ... more

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