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David Jandrell’s Valleys Humour

David Jandrell’s Monthly Column: Buzzwords and Youth Language- A Grumpy Old Valleys Man Rebels

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Grumpy Old Valleys Men Buzzwords and Youth Language

Welcome to a monthly series of exclusive articles by Welsh Valleys Humour author David Jandrell.  In it he explores frustrations with modern life, all recounted through his unique humour and Valleys dialiect… September 2018: Buzzwords and Youth Language- A Grumpy Old Valleys Man Rebels Whatever happened to the language that I learned as a kid?…

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David Jandrell: Welsh Valleys Q&A

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Nigel Morgan Heol y Cwm

After the popularity of David Jandrell’s earlier articles (Introducing The Welsh Valleys Phrasebook, How I Became an Author & ‘What’s On In Cwmcarn’ newsletter- Legacy Edition), he has kindly returned to answer questions from the parallel.cymru readership. It’s clear when you hear Valleys English that a lot of it has been informed and has its…

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David Jandrell’s first ‘What’s On In Cwmcarn’ newsletter- Legacy Edition

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What’s On In Cwmcarn

This is a digital reproduction of the very first Whats On In Cwmcarn newsletter, which began to document David Jandrell’s love of Valleyspeak, and later became the book Cwmtwp: Gossip From the Valleys and led to the Welsh Valleys Phrasebook and Welsh Valleys Humour.  Sit back and enjoy this reproduction, or legacy editition, as introduced…

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David Jandrell: Introducing The Welsh Valleys Phrasebook

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David Jandrell- Welsh Valleys Phrasebook

David Jandrell’s mission in life is documenting the the dialect of the South Wales Valleys (also known as Wenglish), and sharing his love of phrases such ‘Tidy’, ‘Butt’, ‘Now in a minute’ and ‘Cwtch’ with the wider world.  Here he introduces Valleys English, gives a sample of popular phrases and explanations from Welsh Valleys Phrasebook…

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