Call my bruff*: a dialect definitions quiz

01 June 2015

Do you know your dialect definitions? We’ve taken some of the delightful lost dialect words from David Crystal’s book The Disappearing Dictionary that either provide an insight into an older way of life, or simply have an irresistible phonetic appeal, to put you to the test. Will you be a fendy with your answers or a jobbernowl..?

*bruff (adjective) Well and hearty, in appearance and manners

 

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