A Plum in your Mouth: Why the Way We Talk Speaks Volumes About Us - Andrew Taylor Reviews
Description:ISBN 0007221339 / Genre: Humour / Author: Andrew Taylor / Hardcover / 272 Pages / Book is published 2006-11-06 by HarperCollins ... more
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Pages: 272, Hardcover, HarperCollins Entertainment
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by - written on 02/03/12 (Very useful, 82 readings)
A plum in your mouth attempts to look at the variance in the English language and tries to show how the regional variations happen and why they happened. The author Andrew Taylor goes through all the famous English accents and tries to describe why a Welshman sounds so different from a Scottish person and why a man from Yorkshire speaks differently to a Cornishman. The book is split into strict regional variations and attempts to suggest why Geordies never drop their H's and the rounded a's versus flat a's. There are many variations which tells an English speaker where's he from and how his accent may have developed, so the slight variation between say a Sheffield ... Read the complete review