Author Archives: Jon Bounds

About Jon Bounds

Writer, honest. Currently working on Pier Review "a journey to the outcrops of a dying culture". Used to do Birmingham: It's Not Shit, Dirty Bristow, 11-11-11, Twitpanto et al.

Woahgun Talks Loike A Brummie

Right at the start, after a bit of T-Rex so you don’t have to listen to all of the show.

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Careful past yer grannies, this friday is TLAB Day 09

It’s simple, this Friday is Talk Like A Brummie Day — what do you have to do? Talk Like A Brummie. Easy for some of you, harder for others, but there are pages of words and phrases to use n … Continue reading

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And we has a winner

I’ve just picked the random pledgee for the t-shirt out of my old bobble hat  – sal – we’ll be in touch.

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Phew it's all over, did you enjoy that?

Dark as it was over Bill’s Mother’s we throughly enjoyed Talk Like A Brummie Day 2007 – we’ll see if it’s had any effect at all, or whether we’ll need to do it all again in 2008. Thanks to everyone … Continue reading

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Central Tonight

I think we were on – I know I recorded a bit in the Bull Ring with them today, but I’ve been that busy I haven’t watched it. It should be on the interweb here soon. They are about to … Continue reading

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Chamberlain Sq event postponed

Due to extreme weather – it’s absolutely bucketing it down in Brum – the Brummie celebration planned for Chamberlain Square this afternoon is off. The organisers tell me that it may happen later in the summer. Don’t stop talking like … Continue reading

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Today is Talk Like A Brummie Day – How're you getting on?

  Hope you’re all enjoying Talk Like A Brummie Day – why not tell us how you’re getting on talking Brummie. The press are bound to ask us – and we’d love to share your stories.

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Some TLABD coverage from today, and tomorrow

Birmingham Mail Birmingham Mail 2  Quirky News BBC WM – Phil Upton (Skip to about 1h 45mins in)  Listen out for us on Heart FM and Kerrang Radio breakfast shows, as well as probably the Stephen Nolan Show on Radio … Continue reading

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Get on the interweb

If you’ve always wanted to be on YouTube, but hadn’t got the diet coke and mentos, the TLAB Day team will be in Victoria Square tomorrow lunchtime (1-2) recording people for our tiny bit of the interweb video revolution.

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Talk Like A Brummie on the beach

In Chamberlain Square, from 12pm to 6pm on Friday people will be able to hear a panel of local experts, record their own favourite Brummie phrases and sayings for the BBC Big Screen and will have the chance to win … Continue reading

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