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What is one to say about June? The time of perfect young summer, the fulfilment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.

Gertrude Jekyll
A swarm of bees in May
Is worth a load of hay;
A swarm of bees in June
Is worth a silver spoon;
A swarm of bees in July
Is not worth a fly.
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LynneLynne Your TeacherHomePosts: 9,277 mod
An old video, but I only just found it online.

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  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,277 mod
    Try a Northern accent:-

  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,046 mod
    I think I got about 20% of that! But Sunderland and Newcastle have their own dialect and when they speak, can be almost totally incomprehensible to anyone who's not a local.
  • SLBSLB Posts: 1,289 ✭✭✭✭
    "What's in a name" lol
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,046 mod
    Cockney rhyming slang can be a challenge too @SLB. Did you see the post that I sent to @filauzio a few days ago?
  • SLBSLB Posts: 1,289 ✭✭✭✭
    I'm not sure what you mean. If it was a personal message you sent to him no one else can see it.
  • filauziofilauzio Posts: 1,517 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @SLB‌

    Go to 'Hekner's Wonderful World of Words', then 'the gift of the gab', look at the post on october 2

    It's really more than a challenge, I'm still struggling to get through; @mheredge‌ gave me an hard homework
    glad to stop strict diet, splashed in belly flop? Don't care you're not light, here on English hop !
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,046 mod
    :D I do my best to please @filauzio‌!
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