The extraordinary Royal Berkshire Medical Museum

You can see the extraordinary collection that comprises the Royal Berkshire Medical Museum two Sundays each month. It can be found in the traditional Bath stone part of Reading’s Royal Berkshire Hospital.

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The Reading accent

"Whadja say mate?"

“Whadja say, mate?”

Anyone growing up in Katesgrove, Whitley & Tilehurst will be aware of the Reading accent, even though the accent has been bred out of most of Reading folk to be replaced by Thames mockney. These three areas retain some of the country burr and poetic rolling vowels of the Reading brogue often used when ordering larrrdy cake !

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