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    This is a headline from The Daily Mirror, a popular English newspaper. Anyone know what it says?

    Hadaway, them Yanks divint get wor Cheryl.

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    Re: English

    Quote Originally Posted by Pedroski View Post
    This is a headline from The Daily Mirror, a popular English newspaper. Anyone know what it says?

    Hadaway, them Yanks divint get wor Cheryl.
    It's written in Geordie, the language of the people from Newcastle upon Tyne.


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    Re: English

    Haddaway: I don't believe it/you must be joking/ get away with you
    divint : don't
    wor : placed before someone's name to indicate they are family = our Cheryl

    So -
    They have to be kidding! The Yanks say they just don't get/understand (=actually referring to understanding her Geordie accent) our Cheryl (Cole).
    Last edited by David L.; 10-Jul-2009 at 17:18.

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    Re: English

    Ah, aren't our British dialects wonderful?

    When you think that some sentences of Dutch would be more comprehensible to southern English speakers than that priceless bit of Geordie...


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