Picture Archive: Language & Identity

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Tom and Belle Jackson of Ovingham, Northumberland. Tom was a tenor singer in the Prudhoe Gleemen and Ovingham Church choir. For a time, Belle lived and worked in America, and came back with various Americanisms, such as calling people 'dearie'.

Image: (c) Beamish, The Living Museum of the North.

Photo Number 87415. Used with permission.

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