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Voices 2005


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Join in with Voices

Do you fancy a larrap, enjoy a chin wag, prefer a good natter or want to chew the fat? Voices is the largest ever celebration of the way the British Isles speaks today.


From Aberdeen to Truro, there is a rich range of words to describe the simplest things.

We want you to share your thoughts on the way you talk in Bristol.

Tell us some of your favourite words and what they mean.

Fill in the form below and let everybody know how "Gert Lush" the city is.

last updated: 16/01/05
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James Frankcom
"Uppards" means towards London in the Surrey dialect

TJ
Re snow that 'pitches' or snow that is 'pitching'. I'm pleased to see that other people know of the term; would guess that it's likely to die out with the lack of snow around the Bristol area these days. When skiing abroad I've had a fair number of instances where I've been quizzed on the term - I grew up thinking it was a common term and was surprised that other people hadn't heard of it.

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