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British regional accents

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Marina

A brilliant guide to 17 British regional accents, all within 5 minutes by one woman.

 

 

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Marina

(belated DX in June '05, SPMS)

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Nick

Brilliant!


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ptlike

My she's good.

I was in a shop recently where the shop assistant had a thick n yorks accent and a bloke from west yorks with an equally thick accent was trying to buy something neither could understand each other. Almost two different languages and yet so close in distance. I could understand both as I've lived in both places, made me smile.

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Skippysprite

Very good, I enjoy hearing different accents, so long as they speak slowly!

 

Pam


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Growing up in The Calder Valley by the Calder river I spoke West Yorkshire dialect. It's full of Old Norse, so not standard English.  Everyone else did too.  

 

But in West Yorkshire it can be a different accent across ten miles.  Just Huddersfield say Love as Lov.  For me, laik was a verb meaning play, or messing around.  That's a Wakefield thing. Leeds is a harsher accent.  I have Welsh language speakers in the family too.  Bore Da.

 

Only place I heard RP was on the TV growing up.

 

I drop back into YD when I go back.  

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