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Word of Mouth

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Six programmes which trace the pattern of speech in Britain today. Introduced by Melvyn Bragg , with comments by Stanley Ellis , one of Britain's leading dialect experts. 4:Ey La
Scouse is one of Britain's liveliest urban ddalects, the result of the rich mingling of races and cultures which took place in Liverpool in the last century. But how far has Scouse survived the decline of Liverpool as a major sea port and trading city and how has the pop explosion of the 60s affected the language?
Producers JOHN MAPPLEDECK , JOY HATWOOD Editor BILL MORTON

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Introduced By: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Stanley Ellis
Producers: John Mappledeck
Editor: Bill Morton

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