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ScouseA Social and Cultural History$
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Tony Crowley

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781846318399

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846317781

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Language and a sense of place: the beginnings of ‘Scouse’

Language and a sense of place: the beginnings of ‘Scouse’

(p.39) 3 Language and a sense of place: the beginnings of ‘Scouse’
Liverpool University Press

This chapter discusses the influence of Ireland in the history of Liverpudlian speech. It also considers the beginnings of the process by which the language and culture of Liverpool became distinctive. The chapter focuses on the origins of Scouse and how it became established as a linguistic and cultural category.

Keywords:   Ireland, Liverpudlian speech, language, culture, Scouse

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