[LMB] Expressions in fiction

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Mon Nov 2 17:48:29 GMT 2020


On Wed, 28 Oct 2020 01:17:40 -0500, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com>
wrote:

>Yes, Spanglish comes to mind. But California is also multi ethnic and many
>linguistic expressions would be adopted.  However that depends on how
>isolated California would become. On the other hand a many British TV
>watchers can understand the English on BBC and yet among themselves they'll
>speak a English we barely understand.

There was a TV drama called "When the Boat Comes In", set in the NE of
England.  They sold it to a US network - who aired it with subtitles!
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