Re: Quotation from S & A Series-"missis/missus"

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Posted by LaurenceMonkhouse on April 26, 2007 at 18:36:15 from user Laurence_.

In Reply to: Re: Quotation from S & A Series- posted by Ed Kiser on April 26, 2007 at 14:35:44:

Living locally, I just don't know.

Is it the dreaded Class Distinction? Or was Port talking Ginty language - i.e. a Scots dialect as opposed to Norfolk (Old Bob)/Cockney (the Whittles?

Or did AR simply not do his proof-checking properly?

Certainly "the cock bird" would then and now have been a perfectly normal and ecceptable expression over here.

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