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    What sort of mixed accent do I have?

    I'm originally from north england, but have lived in the south as well ( around Bristol) and NOW, am living in the US.

    I always thought you kept the accent you have but I seem to be a weird mix and I have people all the time asking where in the world I'm from

    what does it sound like ? maybe I'm afraid to know! ;)


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    thank you

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    Re: What sort of mixed accent do I have?

    Sorry; I'd like to help, but that link rquires me to download a plug-in. I am neurotic about downloading anything. Others have managed to provide links which I can listen to immediately, which is what I prefer.

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    Re: What sort of mixed accent do I have?

    I know, I really wish I could do it another way. Is there any other that you think would work? I tried just attaching the file but my file size was too large.

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    Re: What sort of mixed accent do I have?

    Quote Originally Posted by britintheUS View Post
    I know, I really wish I could do it another way. Is there any other that you think would work? I tried just attaching the file but my file size was too large.
    I can't help, I am afraid. It takes me five minutes every day just to switch my computer on.

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    Re: What sort of mixed accent do I have?

    thanks anyway :)

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    Re: What sort of mixed accent do I have?

    How about Youtube?

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    #7

    Re: What sort of mixed accent do I have?

    How about Sendspace?

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    Re: What sort of mixed accent do I have?

    I am not very good at this as I have been out of the UK for many years, but this is what I thought.

    I can hear various different things. There's some Northern English in there I think- the way you say erm once suggests this might include Liverpool or somewhere near there, and the way you say me accent suggest wider afield in the North, though apart from a few years there a long time ago, I am not too familiar with Northern English. There's some London/South/Estuary in there- the dropped letters- university with a glottal. There's some American (data), some RP and some -ing endings you pronounce as -in, which I cannot place (computin') as I can only think of huntin' shootin' and fishin' for that.

    I'll wait to see what others who know better say and then see your answer.
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    #10

    Re: What sort of mixed accent do I have?

    I'd say you have got a regular British accent with a little bit of American.
    And your voice is wonderful!

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