67 year old male Farmer on the Isle of Sheppey
Question 1. Give your reasons and analyse your motives for living in the district where you do live.
Born there. Work there.
Question 2. In what ways do you consider yourself different from your neighbours?
Farmer. Surrounded by urban development.
Question 3. When you go into pubs, which bar do you use and why?
Saloon bar. Avoid the riff raff.
Question 4. What priced seats do you use at the cinema and why?
Do not go to cinema.
Question 5. What forms of food, drink or amusement are thought “infra dig”* or not quite the things in your circles?
Macdonalds. KFC. Any takeaway.
Question 6. Are you sensitive on the subject of accent and have you made any attempt to change your own?
Not my own. Estuary English (particularly Chatham) must be most irritaing of all.
Question 7. Do you make a habit of using the following words and phrases? If not, what is your reaction when they are used by others?
Cheerioh, - use Bye-bye, - use Tooleoo, - sounds dotty Okay, - use Okidoke, - a bit fey Not half, - use Ta (for thank you), - baby talk Old Boy, - no offence taken chum, - no offence taken pal, - don't be sarcastic mate - I am not your flipping mate