Somerset Life - - OLD SOMERSET -

Adam Jacot de Boinod is an au­thor on lan­guages, and wrote The Mean­ing of Tingo, pub­lished by Pen­guin books. He worked on the first se­ries of the BBC tele­vi­sion pro­gramme QI and has stud­ied the works of var­i­ous Vic­to­rian lex­i­cog­ra­phers who were as­sid­u­ous col­lec­tors of di­alect. Each month he will be pos­ing a vo­cab­u­lary quiz from our lo­cal Som­er­set di­alect.

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