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Post Neon Knight on Wed 6 Sep - 21:29

This is fairly accurate:




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Post Aëlwenn on Fri 8 Sep - 0:52

What's your own accent ?

Northern sound closer to cockney right?
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Post Neon Knight on Sat 9 Sep - 0:02

@Aëlwenn wrote:What's your own accent ?

Northern sound closer to cockney right?
My accent is a medium strength northern (Lancashire) accent, very similar to how the dark haired woman in the video sounds. But exactly how I speak depends who I'm talking to.

Northern English accents are quite different to Cockney (traditional London accent). In fact, I find Cockney rather annoying. It always reminds me of the Artful Dodger from Oliver Twist.

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Post Sary on Sat 9 Sep - 23:54

A British accent sounds fancy to me ,maybe aristocratic is a better word. A little devilish /dangerous too,like James Bond.
When a British accent is very thick or when it is spoken quickly ,it can be difficult for me to understand,for instance in some of the monty Python skits,I have to back it up to catch the joke.....
If I listen to it for too long I start talking like that too!
I am sure that If I heard it every day,I would adapt a fake British accent in no time,it grows on you.

There are many regional accents in the USA,I suppose I have a slight NYC accent.
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Post Neon Knight on Sun 10 Sep - 22:47

I've never had trouble understanding the American accents I've heard, but I have to concentrate to understand a strong Scottish accent or even a strong Liverpool (Scouse) one.

Listen to this north-east English accent (Geordie). What other accents does it most remind you of?


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Post Sary on Tue 12 Sep - 22:09

Maybe Scottish?? Australian???
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Post Sary on Tue 12 Sep - 22:14

@Aëlwenn wrote:What's your own accent ?

Northern sound closer to cockney right?

Imo French accent sounds the sexiest,no matter what the context......Ooh La La Wink 3
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Post Neon Knight on Wed 15 Nov - 22:27

I'm not from Preston but my original accent is very similar to this one:


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