Everything Sounds
53: The Black Country
Jul 10, 2014 · 19 min
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Individuals can share a common language, but it can sound different due to accents and regional dialects. In some cases, there are profound differences between areas that are in close proximity to one another. The Black Country, an area of the West Midlands in England, is known for a unique dialect that can be difficult for modern English speakers to clearly understand. In this episode, Alex Adey shares stories of the history and torchbearers of the Black Country dialect.

More from Alex Adey: https://soundcloud.com/alexmadey
The Black Country Museum: http://www.bclm.co.uk
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