Sunday, November 13, 2022

An example of Norfolk dialect.

An example of Norfolk dialect as spoken by a farmworker attending an auction of agricultural equipment at a colleague's farm who had recently died at 92. The speaker, still working at aged 74 talks about his earlier years in farming, then goes on to describe a recent event where he had to retrieve 12 tons of sugar beet which had fallen into a ditch through the inattention of another worker (1m5s). He finishes by speaking about his friends and their various fates (4m15s). The images are from around Fenland and Norfolk. Duration 7m 6s.