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Re: Do you have a strong accent?

Yes, Yorkshire East Riding mixed with Lanashire, mixed with Dahn sarth!

I get a lot of Pardons.

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Re: Do you have a strong accent?

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Devon folk don't arf talk funny.
I object, I have never talked funny in my life.
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13-01-2021, 08:11 PM
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Re: Do you have a strong accent?

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I object, I have never talked funny in my life.
You taalk funny haha or funny peculiar, Tiff me darlin' ?
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13-01-2021, 08:13 PM
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Re: Do you have a strong accent?

Originally Posted by Tedc ->
Yes, Yorkshire East Riding mixed with Lanashire, mixed with Dahn sarth!

I get a lot of Pardons.

Pardon?
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13-01-2021, 08:14 PM
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Re: Do you have a strong accent?

Used to have a soft Dublin lilt - then - private/grammar school killed it.
Boringly anonymous 'Queen's English' now - and she's not even my Queen!!
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13-01-2021, 08:16 PM
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Re: Do you have a strong accent?

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I object, I have never talked funny in my life.
So posh then? By the way, forgive my ignorance. Is saying you’re posh an insult
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13-01-2021, 08:17 PM
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Re: Do you have a strong accent?

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Used to have a soft Dublin lilt - then - private/grammar school killed it.
Boringly anonymous 'Queen's English' now - and she's not even my Queen!!
Sounds grand
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13-01-2021, 08:19 PM
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Re: Do you have a strong accent?

Don't think so. What I do notice is that if I've been talking to someone in a non-English language I slip into the grammar of that language. Same with reading.
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13-01-2021, 08:20 PM
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Re: Do you have a strong accent?

Originally Posted by The Artful Todger ->
Don't think so. What I do notice is that if I've been talking to someone in a non-English language I slip into the grammar of that language. Same with reading.
TAT what non English language do you speak?
I speak Afrikaans but understand Finnish and Dutch. My first language is The Queen’s English
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13-01-2021, 08:33 PM
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Re: Do you have a strong accent?

Originally Posted by d00d ->
You taalk funny haha or funny peculiar, Tiff me darlin' ?
Back along I wasn't Devonian.

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So posh then? By the way, forgive my ignorance. Is saying you’re posh an insult
Posh is fine, Minx. I talks a bit of Middlesex, a bit of London & a bit Devonshire.
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