Friends and Enemies

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Typically a constituency would have around 60,000-80,000 voters, depending mainly on whether it is an urban or rural constituency. Some older speakers in the remoter parts of the North and East Ridings are still rhotic. As observed by Hall in Ireland, the peasant "can live...if his crop does not fail; and he can pay his rent, if his pig, fed like himself out of his garden, does not die" (Kissane 16). As the years went by, the occupational caliber of Irish immigrants gradually improved in line with the slow amelioration of conditions in Ireland.

Pages: 350

Publisher: St Martins Pr (March 1983)

ISBN: 0312305451

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This reached a peak after the failure of the Commonwealth when the ensuing (vitriolic) Restoration propaganda directed at the Interregnum began to queer an already muddy pitch. Much later, at the end of the 19th century, the abundant anti-British sentiment from the pens of Irish nationalists helped to create an almost impenetrable layer of misinformation about the sack of Drogheda and Wexford and the conquest of Ireland Garbo Laughs. This is a collection of audio files of dialects, with notes on phonology. www.scots-online.org/grammar - Wir Ain Leid is a guide to modern Scots. www.universalteacher.org.uk/lang/rp.htm - This is a good article by Paul Kerswill on Received Pronunciation and Dialect Levelling. www.universalteacher.org.uk/lang/estuary.htm - This is a discussion of Estuary English related to dialect and accent by Peter Trudgill and Paul Coggle. privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~patrickp/AAVE.html - This is Peter Patrick's Web site on African-American English. privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~patrickp/Courses/PCs/LG111 New Free Chocolate Sex: A Novel.

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