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In sociolinguistics, an accent is a manner of pronunciation peculiar to a particular individual, location, or nation.
Alexander John Ellis, (14 June 1814 – 28 October 1890) was an English mathematician, philologist and early phonetician, who also influenced the field of musicology.
In phonology, an allophone (from the ἄλλος, állos, "other" and φωνή, phōnē, "voice, sound") is one of a set of multiple possible spoken sounds, or phones, or signs used to pronounce a single phoneme in a particular language.
The Anglic languages (also called the English languages or Insular Germanic languages) are a group of linguistic varieties including Old English and the languages descended from it.
The Anglo-Frisian languages are the West Germanic languages which include Anglic (or English) and Frisian.
Bangor is a city in Gwynedd, northwest Wales.
BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.
Beatlemania is the term given to the intense fan frenzy directed towards the English rock band the Beatles in the 1960s.
Birkenhead is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in Merseyside, England.
Boys from the Blackstuff is a British television drama series of five episodes, originally transmitted from 10 October to 7 November 1982 on BBC2.
The term cockney has had several distinct geographical, social, and linguistic associations.
Everyday language, everyday speech, common parlance, informal language, colloquial language, general parlance, or vernacular (but this has other meanings too), is the most used variety of a language, which is usually employed in conversation or other communication in informal situations.
Colwyn Bay (Bae Colwyn) is a town, community and seaside resort in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales overlooking the Irish Sea.
The Cumbrian dialect is a local Northern English dialect in decline, spoken in Cumbria (including historic Cumberland and Westmorland) and surrounding northern England, not to be confused with the area's extinct Celtic language, Cumbric.
Danish (dansk, dansk sprog) is a North Germanic language spoken by around six million people, principally in Denmark and in the region of Southern Schleswig in northern Germany, where it has minority language status.
The alveolar tap or flap is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages.
Desert Island Discs is a radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
The term dialect (from Latin,, from the Ancient Greek word,, "discourse", from,, "through" and,, "I speak") is used in two distinct ways to refer to two different types of linguistic phenomena.
Ellesmere Port is a town and port in Cheshire, England, part of the Cheshire West and Chester local authority.
The English language in Northern England has been shaped by the region's history of settlement and migration, and today encompasses a group of related dialects known as Northern England English (or, simply, Northern English in the United Kingdom).
In phonetics, a flap or tap is a type of consonantal sound, which is produced with a single contraction of the muscles so that one articulator (such as the tongue) is thrown against another.
Flintshire (Sir y Fflint) is a principal area of Wales, known as a county.
Fricatives are consonants produced by forcing air through a narrow channel made by placing two articulators close together.
Geordie is a nickname for a person from the Tyneside area of North East England, and the dialect spoken by its inhabitants.
The Germanic languages are a branch of the Indo-European language family spoken natively by a population of about 515 million people mainly in Europe, North America, Oceania, and Southern Africa.
The glottal stop is a type of consonantal sound used in many spoken languages, produced by obstructing airflow in the vocal tract or, more precisely, the glottis.
Grammatical person, in linguistics, is the grammatical distinction between deictic references to participant(s) in an event; typically the distinction is between the speaker (first person), the addressee (second person), and others (third person).
Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.
Halewood is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley in Merseyside, England.
Hiberno‐English (from Latin Hibernia: "Ireland") or Irish English is the set of English dialects natively written and spoken within the island of Ireland (including both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland).
The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) is a function of ICANN, a nonprofit private American corporation that oversees global IP address allocation, autonomous system number allocation, root zone management in the Domain Name System (DNS), media types, and other Internet Protocol-related symbols and Internet numbers.
John Joseph Bishop (born 30 November 1966) is an English comedian, presenter and actor, who is also known for his charity work, having raised £4.2m for Sport Relief 2012.
John Christopher Wells (born 11 March 1939 in Bootle, Lancashire) is a British phonetician and Esperantist.
Labskaus (also spelled Lapskaus) is a culinary specialty from Northern Germany and in particular from the cities of Bremen, Hamburg, and Lübeck.
Lancashire (abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.
The Lancashire dialect and accent (Lanky) refers to the Northern English vernacular speech of the English county of Lancashire.
Lapskaus is a thick Norwegian stew of meat and potatoes.
A lexical set is a group of words that share a similar phonological feature.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
Low German or Low Saxon (Plattdütsch, Plattdüütsch, Plattdütsk, Plattduitsk, Nedersaksies; Plattdeutsch, Niederdeutsch; Nederduits) is a West Germanic language spoken mainly in northern Germany and the eastern part of the Netherlands.
Mackem, Makem or Mak'em is the informal nickname for residents of and people from Sunderland, a city in North East England.
Mancunian (or Manc) is the dialect spoken in Manchester, North West England, and its environs.
The melting pot is a monocultural metaphor for a heterogeneous society becoming more homogeneous, the different elements "melting together" into a harmonious whole with a common culture or vice versa, for a homogeneous society becoming more heterogeneous through the influx of foreign elements with different cultural background with a potential creation of disharmony with the previous culture.
Merseyside is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1.38 million.
The metropolitan counties are a type of county-level administrative division of England.
Norwegian (norsk) is a North Germanic language spoken mainly in Norway, where it is the official language.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the main historical dictionary of the English language, published by the Oxford University Press.
Penmaenmawr is a town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, which was formerly in the parish of Dwygyfylchi.
Pitmatic (originally "pitmatical"), also colloquially known as "yakka", is a dialect of English used in the counties of Northumberland and Durham in England.
Prescot is a town and civil parish within the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley in Merseyside, England.
Prestatyn is a seaside resort, town and community in Denbighshire, Wales.
A proto-language, in the tree model of historical linguistics, is a language, usually hypothetical or reconstructed, and usually unattested, from which a number of attested known languages are believed to have descended by evolution, forming a language family.
Rainhill is a large village and civil parish within the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens, in Merseyside, England.
Received Pronunciation (RP) is an accent of Standard English in the United Kingdom and is defined in the Concise Oxford English Dictionary as "the standard accent of English as spoken in the south of England", although it can be heard from native speakers throughout England and Wales.
Rhoticity in English refers to English speakers' pronunciation of the historical rhotic consonant, and is one of the most prominent distinctions by which varieties of English can be classified.
Rhyl (Y Rhyl) is a Welsh seaside resort town and community in the county of Denbighshire.
Runcorn is an industrial town and cargo port in Halton, Cheshire, England, and in the southeast of the Liverpool City Region.
Sarcasm is "a sharp, bitter, or cutting expression or remark; a bitter gibe or taunt".
Scouse is a type of lamb or beef stew.
Skelmersdale is a town in West Lancashire, England.
Slum clearance, slum eviction or slum removal is an urban renewal strategy used to transform low income settlements with poor reputation into another type of development or housing.
From a sociological perspective, social norms are informal understandings that govern the behavior of members of a society.
Southport is a large seaside town in Merseyside, England.
St Helens is a large town in Merseyside, England.
A stew is a combination of solid food ingredients that have been cooked in liquid and served in the resultant gravy.
In linguistics, and particularly phonology, stress or accent is relative emphasis or prominence given to a certain syllable in a word, or to a certain word in a phrase or sentence.
The Survey of English Dialects was undertaken between 1950 and 1961 under the direction of Professor Harold Orton of the English department of the University of Leeds.
Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken natively by 9.6 million people, predominantly in Sweden (as the sole official language), and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.
In English phonology, t-glottalization or t-glottaling is a sound change in certain English dialects and accents that causes the phoneme to be pronounced as the glottal stop in certain positions.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
Till Death Us Do Part is a British television sitcom that aired on BBC1 from 1965 to 1975.
Tone is the use of pitch in language to distinguish lexical or grammatical meaning – that is, to distinguish or to inflect words.
The voiced dental fricative is a consonant sound used in some spoken languages.
The West Germanic languages constitute the largest of the three branches of the Germanic family of languages (the others being the North Germanic and the extinct East Germanic languages).
Whiston is a large village and civil parish within the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley in Merseyside, England.
Widnes is an industrial town in Halton, Cheshire, Northwest England.
Wrexham (Wrecsam) is the largest town in the north of Wales and an administrative, commercial, retail and educational centre.
The Yorkshire dialect (also Broad Yorkshire, Tyke, Yorkie, or Yorkshire English) is an English dialect of Northern England spoken in England's historic county of Yorkshire.
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