Higher Ground

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Potatoes have traditionally constituted the staple of the Irish diet. A significant minority of eighteenth century immigrants were southern Catholics. If one imagines a continuum with RP and popular London speech at either end, Estuary English speakers are to be found grouped in the middle ground. Or the demesne farm could be let on a leasehold. The high mineral and vitamin content of the potato also made it a perfect, cheap food for the poor of Ireland and was a welcome change from the cereal crops, they had been dependent on.

Pages: 226

Publisher: Vintage Digital; New Ed edition (February 22, 2011)

ISBN: B004LLIECK

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