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Favourite accents

(133 Posts)
TrendyNannie6 Mon 17-Feb-20 20:58:44

I just love the brummie accent , I could listen to it all day, and the sexy french one

Hetty58 Fri 21-Feb-20 18:26:16

Scottish or southern Irish are my favourites.

NfkDumpling Fri 21-Feb-20 18:44:12

It rather depends who’s speaking it. Sean Bean, lovely.

(Geordie and Glaswegian are foreign languages though. I can’t understand a word!)

Mommawolf Fri 21-Feb-20 19:19:20

I love our Norfolk accent and that so much of the old dialect still survives. What really makes me spit feathers is the way the media uses country accents. ALLWAYS the strange yokal mix that no county would recognise to show "thick" country folk. The true Norfolk accent is difficult to master and better left alone rather than insult us with the peasant rubbish shown on the screen.

Greyduster Fri 21-Feb-20 20:25:54

I love a proper Suffolk burr. I had a friend with an elderly mother whose accent was an absolute joy to listen to. I was always happy to sit and listen to her chat about her life while she nursed my then baby daughter in her lap.
And I am another who likes to listen to those who hail from the North East!

NfkDumpling Sat 22-Feb-20 07:27:31

Do you have a Norfolk accent Momma? I dorn’t. Thas all them other b****rs wot tork funny.

Mommawolf Sat 22-Feb-20 12:05:47

Like it NFK DUMPLING! yes my accent is norfolk coastal. A bit heavier than Norwich, Wroxham or inland. Mum's family were fishing folk from Wells. Dad north norfolk. A bit of a mix. I can still confuse the grandchildren with bishy barney bees and dwiles.

moggie57 Tue 25-Feb-20 11:25:42

sussex accents the best .