This paper provides social and historical background information on Cumbria and Carlisle as well as an overview of dialectological studies conducted in Cumbria,mainly in the first half of the twentieth century. A synopsis of Carlisle Englishfeatures is presented and examples of dialect levelling in this variety are given.Furthermore, the dialect contact situation of Carlisle English with Newcastle Englishis discussed with regard to the variable (H).
|Title of host publication||Researching Northern English|
|Place of Publication||UK|
|Number of pages||22|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2015|
|Name||Varieties of English around the World|