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1 School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics The Talk of the Toon DECTE is funded by: The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English Dialect Word Puzzle Can you work out the dialect words from their meanings? Use the clues to fill in the blanks and work out what the key word is.

2 The TalkThe Talk of the Toonof the Toon Dialect Word Puzzle Continue to next slide for more clues... and the answers Quick Clues:1. A child or baby.2. Pleasant, nice.3. Filthy, dirty. 4. An old man5. Pretty, handsome6. Type of bread Key Word: the letters in the red boxes spell out another word

3 The TalkThe Talk of the Toonof the Toon Dialect Word Puzzle 1. A child or baby. There’s A I R in the middle. [5 letters]2. Pleasant, nice. It rhymes with granny. [5 letters]3. Filthy, dirty. Begins with h. [5 letters]4. An old man. _ A D _ _ E. [6 letters]5. Pretty, handsome or fine. “A _____ baby”. [5 letters]6. A flat round loaf of bread. A ______ cake. [6 letters] Key Word: the sounds of a person’s speech NEXT: the answers

4 The TalkThe Talk of the Toonof the Toon Dialect Word Puzzle BAIRN A child or baby. There’s A I R in the middle. [5 letters] Key Word Clue The sounds of a person’s speech.

5 The TalkThe Talk of the Toonof the Toon Dialect Word Puzzle BAIRN CANNY Pleasant, nice. It rhymes with granny. [5 letters] Key Word Clue The sounds of a person’s speech.

6 The TalkThe Talk of the Toonof the Toon Dialect Word Puzzle BAIRN CANNY CHAKY Filthy, dirty. Begins with h. [5 letters] Key Word Clue The sounds of a person’s speech.

7 The TalkThe Talk of the Toonof the Toon Dialect Word Puzzle BAIRN CANNY CHAKY EGADGI 4. An old man. _ A D _ _ E. [6 letters] Key Word Clue The sounds of a person’s speech.

8 The TalkThe Talk of the Toonof the Toon Dialect Word Puzzle BAIRN CANNY CHAKY EGADGI NBONY 5. Pretty, handsome or fine. “A _____ baby”. [5 letters] Key Word Clue The sounds of a person’s speech.

9 The TalkThe Talk of the Toonof the Toon Dialect Word Puzzle Key Word Clue The sounds of a person’s speech. BAIRN CANNY CHAKY EGADGI NBONY TSOTTY 6. A flat round loaf of bread. A ______ cake. [6 letters]

10 The Talk of the Toon Dialect Word Puzzle Can you make a puzzle like this of your own, using local words that you know?


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