Carlisle and Cumbria

Sandra Jansen

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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).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResearching Northern English
EditorsRaymond Hickey
Place of PublicationUK
PublisherJohn Benjamins
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9789027267672
ISBN (Print)9789027249159
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

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NameVarieties of English around the World


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