Black Country Translation Service
preserving, honouring and enjoying the poetry of the Black Country dialect
This is a free service for visitors to the Black Country
Black Country dialect is a bit different to standard English but this page will help you translate standard English into Black Country dialect so that you will be understood by Black Country folk.
Enter standard English in the box below (max. 1 paragraph at at time please!)
Examples that you might like to try:
- Are you OK? Yes I am. Goodbye.
- She is at the canal with the baby.
- Where is Birmingham?
- The man on the horse isn't on the hill.
- We can't go up the hill.
- I don't know.
- I am not going on the bus to Birmingham.
- We are OK.
- The man has a good hammer.
- She is off sick.
- We got lost.
- I don't know if the man on the hill with a good hammer is off sick or if he has gone to Birmingham with his horse and baby along the canal.