Liverpool English

  title={Liverpool English},
  author={Liverpool English and Kevin Watson},
  journal={Journal of the International Phonetic Association},
  pages={351 - 360}
Liverpool English (LE) is the variety of English spoken in Liverpool and much of the surrounding county of Merseyside, in the north-west of England. After London, the north-west of England is the most densely populated of all regions in England and Wales, with the population of Liverpool standing at around 450,000. LE itself is said to have developed in the middle of the 19th century, after rapid immigration from Ireland during the Irish potato famines of 1845–1847 (see Knowles 1973). Arguably… Expand
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