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Michael Folklore: Local place names - local pronunciation (122* d) RE: Folklore: Local place names - local pronunciation 14 May 15

Where I hail from in Derbyshire,Bolsover: posh = Bolzover, proper = Bo'zer
Pleasley= Plezley and Houghton = Hufton or Huf'n
Whaley = Warley
Tideswell = Tidser, Ashover = Asher.
And Bolsover has Castle Estate,built as Council and NCB houses in the 50's and known as 'Wimps' as it was built by George Wimpey


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