Best Manx podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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Local Poke
Daily+
 
We bring our boom mic to a specific place to interview particular people associated with said place doing something particular. We ask questions and people answer us because we are nice guys
 
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Radio Omniglot
Monthly
 
A podcast about language and linguistics
 
Stories Of You is about our lives, our personal journeys, our experiences. It's a documentary style podcast that lets people tell their stories.
 
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Most people know, or at least have some idea what an alphabet is, but many people might not be so familiar with abjads, abugidas, syllabaries and other writing systems. In this episode I explain what these words mean, and how these writing systems work. I also talk a bit about the history of writing. http://www.omniglot.com/soundfiles/radio/epi ...…
 
When people ask me what I do, I usually tell them that I write and talk about languages for a living, mainly on my website. This leads to more questions about what exactly my website is about, how I make money from it, and what I spend my days doing. In this episode I try to answer these questions, and explain how Omniglot came to be, what my w ...…
 
In this episode I talk about Cornish, the Celtic language spoken in the southwest of Britain. I look at the history of the language, its decline and revival, and current status, and talk a bit about the language itself, and how I learnt it. http://www.omniglot.com/soundfiles/radio/episode12.mp3 This podcast is also available on SoundCloud, and ...…
 
In this episode I discuss the distinction between between less and fewer, and commonly-held beliefs about English grammar and usage. I investigate where these ‘rules’ and practises originated and find out who is responsible. http://www.omniglot.com/soundfiles/radio/episode11.mp3 This podcast is also available on SoundCloud, and you can download ...…
 
In this episode I look into the differences between languages and dialects, and talk a bit about where they come from and how they develop. http://www.omniglot.com/soundfiles/radio/episode10.mp3 This podcast is also available on SoundCloud, and you can download it here. Max Weinreich (1894-1969), a Russian linguist who specialised in sociolingu ...…
 
In this episode I talk about Welsh (Cymraeg), a Celtic language spoken mainly in Wales, a part of the UK. I delve into the history of the language, its current status, the language itself, and how I learnt it and use it. I also talk to a Welsh learner from Michigan in the USA who is doing a degree in Welsh at Bangor University. This podcast is ...…
 
This epsiode is about polyglottery and was partly recorded at the 2018 Polyglot Conference in Ljubljana in Slovenia. I talk about what is a polyglot, how many languages you have to speak to call yourself a polyglot, and discuss what polyglots get up to, including the Polyglot Conference and other polyglot events, such as the Polyglot Gathering ...…
 
In this episode I talk about Manx (Gaelg), or Manx Gaelic (Gaelg Vanninagh), a Celtic language spoken in the Isle of Man. I look at the history of the language, its decline and revival, and its current situation. I also talk about my own experiences with the language, and play a few Manx tunes, and a song I wrote in Manx and English. http://www ...…
 
This episode is about accents. What are they? Where do they come from? Does it matter if you have a foreign accent when speaking a foreign language? Can you acquire a native-like accent in another language as an adult? If so, how do you do so? http://www.omniglot.com/soundfiles/radio/episode06.mp3 This podcast is also available on SoundCloud, a ...…
 
In this episode I talk about Solresol, a musical language invented by François Sudre in the early 19th century. It is designed to be a simple language for international communication with just seven basic syllables based on the Western major musical scale (do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, si). Solresol was the first constructed language to be taken ser ...…
 
We go to the election booth on November 8th, 2016 and ask people what the heck do they think about all this democracy nonsense and more importantly who they wrote in. Mostly got a lot of people running from us.
 
Payson and I kick off our podcast by exploring the iconic area of the cape cod canal by butting in on people who probably go there to be left alone.
 
Kitty Barry shares her honest and uplifting reflections of motherhood (she has twin girls), her achievements and very raw experiences of life as a person with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). She chats about the book she's written - which is leaving a legacy for her twin girls. Hope you enjoy this edition of the Stories Of You Podcast.…
 
This story is about Olivia Penna. Olivia was diagnosed with Stargardt disease at the age of 14. She talks about school. We hear how her family came to terms with her vision impairment. She tells us about university. She talks about raising her daughter Lulu. She's had some great experiences. She's also had some challenges. Tune in to episode 10 ...…
 
Geoff is an Educational Psychologist. His story is about his parents and the challenges they had while growing up. It also tells the story of Geoff, why he became a psychologist and how he came to work with students who are vision impaired. Geoff's story of personal challenges, resilience and his passion to guide others makes for an engaging st ...…
 
Fashioneyesta is a blog, a YouTube channel and a podcast that aim to challenge myths and stereotypes about fashion and disability. In episode 8 of the Stories Of You Podcast - we chat to Emily Davison - about her own experiences of disability and her love for fashion, style and disability. You can check out Emily’s blog here: www.fashioneyesta. ...…
 
Canadian singer/songwriter Harry Manx is the focus of episode 7 of the Stories Of You Podcast. He discusses his music - blues with an Indian flavour. Or maybe that's Indian with a blues flavour. Harry spent 12 years in India learning the Mohan Veena, a 20 string slide guitar. He has merged the western sounds of the blues with Indian music, hear ...…
 
David Francey was born in Scotland but grew up in Canada with his family. He worked as a construction worker for about 20 years and eventually took a trip down the path less travelled and became a folk singer/songwriter. Hear his story on this episode of the Stories Of You Podcast. The bits of music played were: Broken Glass - from the Skating ...…
 
Sibling duo Carrie & Chris Ewin are out to help senior citizens learn to use technology. From PCs to iPads and everything inbetween. Hear their stories and journey as we go inside a computer users group in the south eastern Melbourne suburb of Chelsea. Music on this episode was by the great Kevin Macleod. You can find his website here. If you e ...…
 
Simran Kaur is a well qualified Social Worker from India. Her moving personal account of the trials faced growing up and being educated in India with low vision are inspirational. Share in Simran’s confronting difficulties in migrating to Australia; her struggle for permanent residency under Australia’s current discriminatory immigration system ...…
 
Tim Hulsman is a self taught singer/songwriter with a unique perspective on life. His honest reflections upon his experiences are both personable and gripping. Tim’s strict religious upbringing, the rejection of his family’s ideal that he should dedicate his career and life to the church and ultimately the rejection of his faith has had a stron ...…
 
Andrew Follows is a professional photographer with a difference. His vision condition, retinitis pigmentosa, renders him legally blind. Andrew's ability to overcome the hurdles presented to him as a blind photographer makes for an engaging, fascinating and inspirational story. Andrew Follows Website is here | Andrew Follows Facebook Page is her ...…
 
Dorothy Hamilton was the first blind woman in the southern hemosphere to obtain a Music degree, she worked as a music teacher at an all-girls school in Melbourne, raised four children and set up a Braille Music Camp (which in 2015 celebrated its 30th year). The first episode of Stories Of You captures the story of Dorothy Hamilton. Her life, he ...…
 
S'liklee dy nee Manninagh eh - It's probable that he's a Manx personSkeddan - HerringT'eh gee shocklaid er y fa dy nee Lugh Gerry He eats chocolate because Gerry is a mouseShe lugh t'ayn - it's a mouseCha nee moddey t'ayn - it's not a dog
 
Er-lhiam dy nee dooinney eh - I reckon he is a manEr-lhiam nagh nee Butty eh - I don't think he is a Butty
 
She Yernagh yn dooinney shen - That man is an Irish personNee meshtallagh yn dooinney shen? - Is that man a drunkard?She Gobbaghyn shin - We are GovvagsNee Butteeyn ad? - Are they (Douglas) butties?
 
Yernagh - Irish personNee yernagh yn dooinney ayd? - Is your man Irish?
 
She meshtallagh yn dooinney shoh - this man is a drunkardShe Gobbag yn dooinney - the man is a GovvagShe Butty yn dooinney aym - my man is a Butty
 
Nagh nee meshtallagh oo? - Aren't you a drunkard?She lugh Joan - Joan is a mouse
 
She Butty oo - You're a Douglas ButtyCha nee Butty oo - You're not a Douglas ButtyShe Butty eh - He's a Douglas ButtyNee Manninagh eh? - Is he a Manx person?
 
Manninagh - Manx personGobbag - Inhabitant of PeelCha nee Gobbag mee - I'm not an inhabitant of PeelNee Butty oo? - Are you a Douglas Butty?
 
She moddey mee - I am a dogben - womandooinney - man
 
S'liklee dy nhare lesh goll dys yn thie-fillymIt's probable that he prefers going to the cinemaCre'n fa share lhiat yn fer shoh?Why do you prefer this one?
 
Vel fys ayd kys share lhee jannoo eh?Do you know how she prefers doing it?Er-lhiam dy nhare lhee jannoo eh lesh ooylynI think she prefers doing it with applesEr-lhiam nagh mie lhiam yn fer shohI reckon I don't like this oneFoddee, nagh nhare lhee goll maghMaybe, she doesn't like going out
 
C'red share lhiat gee? - What do you prefer eating?Nhare lhee snaue? - Does she prefer swimming?Vel fys ayd c'raad share lesh gee? - Do you know where he prefers eating?
 
Nagh nhare lhiat? - Don't you prefer?er-lhiam dy nhare lesh - I reckon that he preferser-lhiam dy nhare lhiam yn thie shoh - I reckon I prefer this house
 
C'raad share lhee goll? - Where does she prefer going?traie - beachyn traie - the beachCre share lhee gee? - What does she prefer eating?Nhare lesh yn moddey ayd? - Does he prefer your dog?
 
Share lhee yn fer shoh - she prefers this oneNhare lhee? - Does she prefer?
 
Share lesh ooyllyn - He prefers applesNhare lesh? - Does he prefer?Thieyn-lhionney - pubs
 
Ooyl = appleOoyllyn = applesgleashtan = cargleashtanyn = cars
 
tra = when (in middle of sentence)Ta mee çhing tra ta mee gee ayns...- I am ill when I eat in...
 
C'raad share lhiat snaue? - Where do you prefer swimming?C'raad share lhiat gobbragh? - Where do you prefer working?
 
Mie lhiat snaue ayns y logh shoh? - Do you like swimming in this lake?Nhare lhiat yn cabbyl shoh? - Do you prefer this horse?
 
yn thie shen - that houseshare lhiam yn fer shen - I prefer that oneS'mie lhiam shoh - I like thisShare lhiam yn thie shoh er y fa dy vel eh mooarI prefer this house because it is big
 
Nhare lhiat? - Do you prefer?Nhare lhiat yn moddey ny yn kayt? - Do you prefer the dog or the cat?Snaaue - swimming
 
Share lhiam pasta - I prefer pastayn fer bane - the white one
 
Foddee dy mie lhee Museli - Maybe she likes MuseliTa mee beaghey ayns Purt le Moirrey er y fa dy mie lhiam PLMI am living in PSM because I like PSMCre'n fa s'mie lhiat goll dys y thie-fillym?Why do you like going to the cinema?
 
Er-lhiam dy mie lhiam Museli - I reckon that I like MuseliEr-lhiam nagh mie lhiam Museli - I don't reckon that I like Museli
 
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