Survey of English Dialects
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University of Leeds
Ellis, Stanley (male, SED fieldworker)
Towns, Jerry (b.1876, male retired miner), Todd, Joe (b.1880, male, retired miner)
Jerry and Joe describe the physically demanding nature of coal mining and explain the lottery of allocating employment at the coalface once per quarter.
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