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Aal Aboot Geordie (Aal Aboot Series) [Illustrated] [Paperback]

David Simpson
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1 Sep 2012 Aal Aboot Series
Aal Aboot Geordie is a beuk aboot Geordie language and culture. We gan reet back te arly times te find oot where it aal began, se torn wor pages and tyek a keek te find oot aboot the burr, the bairns, the borns and the broon. Larn hoo te tell yer yuff from yer hoff, yer lonnen from yer chare and yer bank from yer laa, as we gie ye the laa doon on the toon and mair. Alang the gate, yell larn aboot wor history ower the yaars and weve hoyed in a few Geordie sangs amang the pages for ye te larn.

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  • Paperback: 64 pages
  • Publisher: My World; First edition (1 Sep 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1901888746
  • ISBN-13: 978-1901888744
  • Product Dimensions: 15.4 x 12.2 x 0.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 54,264 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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David Simpson was born in Durham in 1967 and lived as a child on a railway station. A graduate of Newcastle Polytechnic David worked at Beamish Museum, The National Garden Festival and was a writer and columnist for The Northern Echo newspaper for fifteen years. He has made numerous TV and radio broadcasts nationally and in his native North East. David is interested in most aspects of British history with a particular passion for northern regions and cities from ancient times to the modern age. He has a special interest in the origins of British dialects and place-names on which he regularly speaks.

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Newcastle United, Aal Aboot Geordie, Aal Aboot Newcastle. Just like buses, you wait for a decent book on Newcastle United/The North East, then three come along at once. All three are published by My World and come in a pocket sized format as well as a pocket sized price. Each book gives a concise insight into; Newcastle United, our fabulously unique Geordie dialect, then finally, the great City of Newcastle. It is easy to write a book by just rehashing what s been done before but these three, small but perfectly formed, mini classics manage to unearth information on all three subjects that I d never heard before. They also manage to pack an awful lot into such small packages, a bit like Peter Beardsley at his very best. --The Mag (themag.co.uk) Nov 4 2012

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David Simpson is a former journalist and the author of over 30 books on British history, topography and culture. He has published titles on London and Scotland as well as publications featuring British nostalgia, history and popular tastes from the 1940s to the 1990s. His special interest is the North East of England where he has entertained and lectured widely on the subject of dialect and place-names. David has appeared in over a hundred television and radio broadcasts both locally and nationally speaking on the history and culture of the North East.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant little book 24 April 2013
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As a Geordie born and bred I thought that this could be an interesting read. Learnt a little - well a fair bit actually - pleased with my purchase. Think it would be a nice gift to give to people who have left the area for distant shores - a taste of hyem!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Aal Aboot Geordie 27 Dec 2012
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My Grandkids loved trying to say the words and learning the history behind them and our kids had a great day reminiscing
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