The Ancestor Game

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You shouldn't pay any attention to him, he's all mouth and no trousers." As you might expect, there is no single Yorkshire Dialect but, rather, a variety of speech patterns across the region. However, economic reforms in the late 1980s, helped by investment from the European Community, led to the emergence of one of the world's highest economic growth rates, with mass immigration (particularly of people from Asia and Eastern Europe) as a feature of the late 1990s.

Pages: 302

Publisher: Graywolf Pr; Reprint edition (May 1994)

ISBN: 1555972179

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