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Discussion in 'Bluemoon forum' started by Gary James, 1 Feb 2020.
My Grandad’s 82, from Cheetham Hill, and doesn’t speak like that.
There’s no such thing as a Mancunian accent. The accent we have is a Salford accent that existed before Manchester was a significant place to even have an accent associated with it.
So you are saying that people in Salford spoke with the same accent as the modern day manc accent before the industrial revolution.
The commentator at the 1934 homecoming mentions the cup returning to Manchester after 30 years.
Funny because United had won the cup in 1909.
Was that a mistake or were United considered a Salford team, even in the 1930s?
then it goes
"Bell passed to Lee, Lee passed it back, bell did a flying kick, and knocked Stepney flat."
Who said, that City couldn't play, City couldn't play football.
Loving this tnread.
my mam sang this song to us when we were growing up in the 50s 60s with a manchester collyhurst accent a true city song
It's an ok song, but it won't take off until people start singing it so quickly that nobody can keep up, and then we get a rock/indie inspired version, equally as quick, that people won't keep up with.
I think he knew exactly what he was saying (though MUFC were based in the city of Manchester when they won that FAC in 1909).
After that as I remember as a kid we used to sing
“Singing where was the goalie , the balls in the net
There he is with his knickers round his neck”