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Thread #51834   Message #1859553
Posted By: Geoff the Duck
15-Oct-06 - 03:14 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Who Wrote Dalesman's Litany? (Moorman)
Subject: RE: Origins: Dalesman's Litany
Elland is quite nice and on the Calder Hebble Canal and hardly somewhere to avoid.
Dropping "H"es is pretty standard pronunciation in the 'Uddersfield and 'Alifax area. The only reason there isn't a dropped 'Aitch in Bradford is that there isn't one to drop.
The line is "Hell and...." anyway.