By Harold Orton,Stewart Sanderson,John Widdowson
This quantity used to be encouraged by means of the English Dialect Survey which got down to elicit information regarding the present dialectical usages of the older individuals of the farming groups all through rural England. The Survey secondly mapped this knowledge to demonstrate the neighborhood distributions of these positive factors in their speech which persevered from historic times.
Published after Orton's loss of life, the book of this quantity testified to the sustained curiosity within the lingusitic geography of England.
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