Talk:Lanky Twang

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I'm awfley sorry old chap but this Lanky Twang thing sounds awfley like Yorkshite. One would seriously have to question whether the author is an authentic Lancastrian but perchance a Yorkshitter or Yorkshitter collaborator. Think Geoffrey Boycott. Certainly here in Bolton we would never dream of communicating in the vile Yorkshite-like tones like what this article suggests. --Oneeye 02:24, 13 September 2006 (UTC)

So, um, glad you liked it. Perhaps you could lend a hand? Being from Wigan, I wouldn't know what this 'Lanky Twang' is :) -- Hindleyite 10:51, 13 September 2006 (UTC)
Ecky-Thump! Actually there are a great many similarities between a number of the northern dialects and a lot of cross fertilisation of word usage. A good example is "nesh" which a lot of places say is used in Yorkshire and yet I have always heard it in Liverpool and South Lancs. Go figure. Bolton, eh? -- Sir Mhaille Icons-flag-gb (talk to me)

T'reet thur gents. Reet Ah knorw tha ses that tha's a Lanky Land reet an' the Speyk Lanky twang (Lanky Speyk) but thurs loard o' wurd tharr Ah wud mek a lickle bit different, fer wun thing "there" is sed "thur" in Wiggin, Bulton Manc etc an "theer" down Preston wae an firther up that wae!!! In't it? Tha ave fo't mek sum chaengs cocker thur lad. lol. Ah fray Wiggin an'awll. Or Burr' its true in't it th'orle o' North is similar, especially Lankishire (nay sor much Liverpool), Yorkshire, Cumberland, Westmoreland an sor on, as thay chaeng t Scots. As't geet eawt' dee wi Lancky Society an awll t'other Dialect Societies? Gregg Ashcroft

I ain't rightfully sure of what you said, but I'll fight to the death for your right to say it. MegaPleb Dexter111344 Complain here 11:23, March 17, 2011 (UTC)
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