The 2020 Lecture is entitled ‘The Pitman’s Pay’

Dr Warren Maguire, of the University of Edinburgh will deliver the 2020 Roland Bibby Commemorative Lecture with his talk
“The Pitman’s Pay”:
Early 19th century Tyneside dialect writing and its pronunciation.

The pronunciation of words is a key element giving accent to dialect speech, so this is sure to be a fascinating lecture.   Entry is free, but arrive in good time to be sure of a seat.



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