GLOSSARY OF NORFOLK WORDS
HAVE TAKEN a selection of Norfolk
words that have been around for a good many years, although,
due to the limitations of space, it has been possible to include
only a small part of our vocabulary of dialect words.
that shouldnt matter much to you if you're a local
of course, as youll know most of them already, wont
you? But if you are new to these parts (a furriner
perhaps) then you should find the following pages quite useful.
nows your chance to larn them orf b haart!
Then, not only could you start to sound a bit more
like a local, but you should begin to understand us as well!
all, you wouldnt dream of venturing into furrin
parts without learning a smattering of French, German or Spanish,
there you have it my ol bewties, click the link to AD
and do you get started!
you wish to discover more about the Norfolk dialect,
this book by Keith Skipper is a good place to start.
pages of lessons and exercises, short stories and poems,
dialect words and their meanings, if you are serious
about our vernacular you cannot afford to miss this
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