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Old dialects are being digitalized as part of a project to bring vernaculars back to the regions they came from

Ee by gum, it’s big talk from researchers at the University of Leeds: they have made their vast collection of English dialects available to the public – and they’re on the hunt for more.

The university’s Survey of English Dialects captured the language and lifestyles of speakers across the country in the 1950s and 60s.

Now, these voices from the past have been digitized and collated in the university’s ‘In Your Words’ project, with backing from the …

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