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  1. Been in Bristol since 75. Burton Joyce from 64. Weeding in back garden thinking about god knows what when "Y'aright serry?" suddenly popped into my head. Always assumed it was a corruption of 'sirrah' after it was suggested by a friend smarter than me. I was seven when we moved to BJ and the dialect change from my Liverpool birthplace was astonishing. I frequently had my parents in hysterics once I'd become naturalised. One particular one which had them perplexed was "ahm goin rarnd Gunny" as I was about to cycle to Gunthorpe, and "ah layed one on Johno" after I'd hit my best fr