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    Australian accent

    I find Australian accent very similar to this heard in Manchester. Am I right? If I am not, which English accent could fit in?

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    Re: Australian accent

    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    I find Australian accent very similar to this heard in Manchester. Am I right? If I am not, which English accent could fit in?
    I don't think there is only one Australian accent!! yet
    I found similarities between London's Eastenders 'ei' diphtongs and Australian speakers(informants) I overheard just like Peter Garret of the late Midnight Oil
    ei--> close to ai

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    Re: Australian accent

    Yes that is what I'm talking about:
    mate pronounced like ['mait].

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    Re: Australian accent

    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    Yes that is what I'm talking about:
    mate pronounced like ['mait].
    ['mait] Reminds me of them Aussies in The Simpsons LAWL

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    Re: Australian accent

    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    I find Australian accent very similar to this heard in Manchester. Am I right? If I am not, which English accent could fit in?
    I think you'll find that there is no accent in the UK that is the same as an Australian accent.
    The First Fleeters came mainly from around east London, but that was over 200 years ago.
    If there is any similarity to the accent of Manchester, that would be a complete coincidence since there is no special historical connection.

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