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    #11

    Re: [YouTube] I'm just like used to see me

    Valleyspeak goes back to the early Seventies. It was the distinctive speech of Valley girls, teenage girls from the large, nondescript (at the time) San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. I would not describe the British woman in the video as using it.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #12

    Re: [YouTube] I'm just like used to see me

    Frank Zappa's daughter Moon Unit Zappa immortalized the style:
    I am not a teacher.

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    #13

    Re: [YouTube] I'm just like used to see me

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    I would not describe the British woman in the video as using it.
    Oh, no! Do we need another term then

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    #14

    Re: [YouTube] I'm just like used to see me

    I don't think we do. She seems to be speaking fairly natural, standard, informal English.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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