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    Mostly RP but I unintentionally sound quite posh according to people
    Annd a twinge of my good old american here and there
    Like when saying "tomatoes"
    Smh i can never get over that
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    ok, I'm not really sure what normal would be like though? Like whereabouts would you come from? Cause it wouldn't be normal to me
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    (Original post by djac99)
    ok, I'm not really sure what normal would be like though? Like whereabouts would you come from? Cause it wouldn't be normal to me
    I live near London so maybe that is why.
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    (Original post by Rhythmical)
    I live near London so maybe that is why.
    ok so I can understand why most people think RP is posh now thanks for clearing that up
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    (Original post by djac99)
    ok so I can understand why most people think RP is posh now thanks for clearing that up
    No worries. There is two variants - Standard and Formal.
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    I've been trying to mask my Brummie accent with a London/bbc one for quite a while now...unsuccessfully
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    (Original post by Ethereal World)
    The sexiest and nicest accent in all the land.
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    Okay fine, just RP then
    You're french accent is pretty appalling tbh
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    Love ya :blush:
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    (Original post by Happy97)
    I've been trying to mask my Brummie accent with a London/bbc one for quite a while now...unsuccessfully
    No don't do that! Brummie accents are awesome.
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    (Original post by Rhythmical)
    No worries. There is two variants - Standard and Formal.
    ok and how do they differ? (risking sounding stupid but FTP)
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    RP although apparently I have a hint of a Somerset accent. Not sure how, I've never lived there but hey ho.
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    Who speaks with a northern accent here? They're my favourite.
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    (Original post by djac99)
    ok and how do they differ? (risking sounding stupid but FTP)
    Formal is more your BBC news readers and Royal family members. Standard is less refined, as in it doesn't sound as forced or posh.
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    (Original post by Happy97)
    Who speaks with a northern accent here? They're my favourite.
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    Standard American accent (Northeast, not Boston or Brooklyn), but I say y'all a lot and pick up different quirks quite frequently. Hanging out with Southerners or binge-watching Friday Night Lights left me with a slightly higher voice for a while. Staying with a friend left me with her interesting accent and affectations. I'll probably end up sounding decently Scottish by the end of uni.
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    Cool :cool:

    Yorkshire anyone? How about Scouse?
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    I'm from Bournemouth in the south of England and according to my friends up North (no, it's not north, but to us down here everywhere is north), like in Manchester, they all say I sound posh, even though I use chav slang all the time. I come out with expressions of all accents but my main accent is just standard English, with a twang of Australian (family), dunno what else. You'd have to hear it


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    Eastern European accent
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    (Original post by Rhythmical)
    Formal is more your BBC news readers and Royal family members. Standard is less refined, as in it doesn't sound as forced or posh.
    thanks again
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    Everyone always expects me to sound like a brummie because of where I live, but the whole village I live in is small and kinda inbetween all the crazy talking places. I escaped the accents, but as a result people tell me I sound posh. Can't win.
 
 
 
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