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Why is the dialect of Dorset not accepted as part of our heritage?

When people think of their heritage they tend to refer to buildings, archaeology, personal experiences, why is it then that dialect in the West country is overlooked?

Fiddleford Mill

As Brits we associate dialect with many places such as Liverpool, Manchester, Hull and Birmingham, this may be partly due to the movement of people during the  industrial revolution of the 19th century and the demise of traditional…

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Experiences of Life in Dorset

Experiences of Life in Dorset We want to hear from you!


We want to hear from you about any or all of your experiences of living and working in here in Dorset!

Be it the teacher throwing chalk at you in Tarrant Gunville or the sights and smells of the Dorchester cattle market, or maybe you live much further away but still have a slight accent, what do people think of your dialect?

Email or reply here and we will get back to asap.

Dorset Orchid Swanage

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