Some years ago the missus (from Bury) went to run a workshop at a school in Burnley, so only about 20 miles away and in the same county. The six interviewees are all retired members of a women's group that meets in Burnley every week. Comment that front room is used to describe main room of house in four room house where kitchen is called back room; kitchen called living room in one house, front room called parlour, was only used on special occasions. Those ads you do see are predominantly from local businesses promoting local services. How can I do this?”  It wasn’t their fault, they said. Or can you share information on its content - timings of key sections or important details? The six interviewees are all retired members of a women's group that meets in Burnley every week. Q:        When you had only £25 a week, how did you manage to feed the children? - Burnley Football Club () is a professional association football club based in Burnley, Lancashire, England. I'm sure she must have thought i was a simpleton as I probably gave her the wrong answers to anything she might have asked! We recommend you to try Safari. Bernadette and Keelie speak with a very distinctive Burnley accent. You know, you are – you have to either borrow for it or save, you know, put a bit away each week to get to where you want to go. The conversation follows a loose structure based on eliciting opinions about accents, dialects, the words we use and people's attitude to language. Mention that discourtesy annoys speaker, story of school children using bad language on bus, wants to tell them to piss/sod off but wont because its lowering herself to their level, thinks you only use language like that with people you know when youre really stressed out, when you know they wont take offence; alternatively would say nothing and just walk away. That’s what really got me. DIGITAL SPY, PART OF THE HEARST UK ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK. If you’d like to join in, please sign in or register. There is a feeling that Burnley is not quite what it was, yet what it was is the way we liked it. Q:        What about help for you, Bernadette? Hendrick, who has 54 caps, arrives at St James' Park on a fre.. Former Burnley midfielder Jeff Hendrick has signed a four-year deal with Newcastle United. Anecdote about friend who fancied speaker clobbering someone for telling her off at junior school. The problem with understanding Scots is that they sometimes speak a totally different language, using words that the rest of us have never heard of. What is this? Many years ago I was working in technical support for a company in the packaging industry. Only 20 miles from Manchester, Burnley retains its own system of pronunciation and even grammar of a distinct kind. Comment that losing temper causes speaker to use worse language. She went for her first haircut there. One piece of museumisation that is quite rewarding has been undertaken by the British Library. You know, not like – I didn’t want to be going out to work when they were babies because I wanted to bring them up. Conversation in Blackburn about accent, dialect and attitudes to language. Americans don’t always understand me (easily). Story of uncle regularly getting drunk in pubs then being put on his horse and cart which took him home, well known locally, was disowned by teetotal mother. Rate the pronunciation difficulty of Burnley, {{collections.count?collections.count:0}}, Name already exists! Newcastle signed former Burnley midfielder Jeff Hendrick on a free transfer on Monday. The vowel hardest to put in writing is the one in “down and out”, for Burnley should be twinned with Toronto since it too produces a sort of a rural burr, rhyming “out” with the London oat. Who is winning the key swing states in the 2020 US election - and when will they be called? Please note flash is required to use the features of this site. The best 2-in-1 laptop in Australia: find the best convertible for your needs. The teacher repeated it verbatim and in the same strong accent. All Rights Reserved, {{app['fromLang']['value']}} -> {{app['toLang']['value']}}, Pronunciation of Burnley with 1 audio pronunciations, Audio Pronunciation removed from collection, International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and Phonetic spelling. Conversation in Blackpool about accent, dialect and attitudes to language. Go to its website and type in “Burnley accent”, and you will find a conversation with two mothers struggling to bring up children and make ends meet. Sounds All Rights Reserved. Please add your notes. At the same time, Bombay’s warehouses were full of unsold cloth that Burnley and lesser mill towns had exported in a binge of over-production. I’ve got to do washing, I need washing powder, things like that. Keep up. But it’s not just the words it’s the accent and I still hear that when I talk to family or visit Preston and I find my accent reverting back to Lancastrian, its lovely. Can you tell us more about the context of the recording? Since you have exceeded your time limit, your recording has been stopped. You know, I don’t know, it’s not fair, really, is it, this – but there again, I don’t know. At the time, I’m glad to say, the readers of this newspaper took the matter to heart and raised £6,000 in the first Telegraph appeal for a good cause. I mean, I was upset on the phone to them and saying, “I’ve got two children here. ©2020 Hearst UK is the trading name of the National Magazine Company Ltd, 30 Panton Street, Leicester Square, London, SW1Y 4AJ. A:         Yeah, I get help from my mum if I need it. I used to work with someone with a strong Glaswegian accent and always really struggled to understand her. So obviously you’ve to pay all your bills before you even get to your shopping lark. The Wharf Master’s house on the Leeds and Liverpool canal is now the Weavers’ Triangle Visitors’ Centre. Some regional aspects of our speech are incredibly subtle, but nonetheless indicative of a speaker’s background. One advantage they have is the language they speak, a variety of English. But she’s there if I need her. Comment that these days a lot of cheap clothes are good enough to wear, worn by all kids not just common girls, kids are very good shoppers now. However, just a few miles north at Peterhead and they'd be as well speaking in Swahili. When I first game down I had plenty of cases of people not understanding me but my accent has diluted over the years and I no longer use NE dialect words (I now have my lunch and dinner rather than dinner and tea) so I get accused of speaking "Southern" when I go back to visit family. Discover how grammar varies between speakers and from place to place and explore attitudes to grammatical variation. The Republic of Ireland international joined Burnley from Derby in 2016, and went on.. I've spent a lot of time in Scotland and the accents (and slang) just sound natural to me now, but the first time in Glasgow, a taxi driver asked me "wit de ye wicket" and an embarrasingly long amount of time passed before I realised he was asking me what my job was. - Burnley is a constituency centred on the town of Burnley in Lancashire. I am not sure this is a healthy state of affairs, but for the time being, the “regeneration” of Burnley involves a good deal of museumisation. “On the phone” is pronounced ont fawn, just as “don’t know” is daunt gnaw. A1:       Yeah, I have been. At least one subsequent survey has found quite the opposite. On my first visit to New York, we took one of the bus tours with a guide. “You’ve loans to come out of your money a week,” says one, where Londoners would say “You’ve got loans.” The people of Bombay tend, like Londoners, I think, towards over-egging of English with got.