Monday, March 3, 2008

21 English Accents


At March 3, 2008 at 10:41 AM, Blogger Crankshaft said...

Spectacular! With the exception of the distinctly European ones, I can't differentiate some of the accents though - they sound the same to me.

At March 3, 2008 at 6:27 PM, Blogger Axinar said...

Shame on you ... we will have to send you to a dialect coach ... :)

At March 3, 2008 at 7:06 PM, Blogger Mark Miller said...

Jolly good.
You're a regular 'enry 'iggins, I'd say.

At March 3, 2008 at 8:17 PM, Blogger Crankshaft said...

I'm pretty good with the Chinese, Indian and Malay accents though.

At March 4, 2008 at 7:06 AM, Blogger Axinar said...

So I've noticed ... :)

At March 10, 2008 at 9:18 AM, Anonymous mand said...

I was expecting English accents from England - which only covers the first three (and only 5 even British (you will know the unforgettable Welsh Valleys accent if you've seen Torchwood) - and you could find plenty more than 21 accents that really are of England.

I enjoyed this though. No trouble distinguishing them, but then in my day, i could tell north Mancunian from south Mancunian (= of Manchester) and Yorkshire from Lancashire and eastern from western Scottish, as well as Aussie from Kiwi. Nowadays i just need to tell Wiltshire from Bristol.

Do you know which if any is her natural accent?

80) mand


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