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Romany influence strong on Northumbrian tongue

Romany influence strong on Northumbrian tongue

Other posts by  |  Jon Tait on Google+ |  August 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ever wonder where words like bari, deek or gadgie come from? Curious about some of the influences on the Northumbrian tongue? Did you know gypsy king Willie Faa once lived in Rothbury? Historian and writer Jon Tait sheds light on the development of Northumbrian and writes about the influence of Romany across Europe and into Northumberland.

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