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    http://vocaroo.com/i/s1lrDgWW7tQX

    My pronunciation of "train station" is a bit weird in this.
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    (Original post by O133)
    http://vocaroo.com/i/s1lrDgWW7tQX

    My pronunciation of "train station" is a bit weird in this.
    The main difference is 'ask'. Train station was dodgy in mine too.

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    (Original post by Obiejess)
    The main difference is 'ask'. Train station was dodgy in mine too.
    For some reason I noticed a big difference in "plastic snake" too. :confused:
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    (Original post by O133)
    For some reason I noticed a big difference in "plastic snake" too. :confused:
    I can't really notice one. How odd.

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    OK, so my accent is a culmination of going to american international schools for all of elementary school and attending a Scottish state school for all of secondary school. To be honest, I'm a chameleon when I speak - I mirror the accent of whoever talks to me.

    Here's my standard accent:
    http://vocaroo.com/i/s0Od70EE8Nmc

    And my more British one:
    http://vocaroo.com/i/s097Eb5IXzXB
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    real

    kids these days man
    Source? :lol:
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    (Original post by O133)
    You certainly sound more northern in that one.
    *just caught up on thread*

    Just been listening to all these voice recordings, and I can't believe you think Obiejess sounds northern - she sounds very very southern/well spoken compared to me and I don't even live that far from Nottingham!!
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    your accent is so lovely genuinely very jealous hahahah, I sound very brummie around family and very common around friends :facepalm:
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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    your accent is so lovely genuinely very jealous hahahah, I sound very brummie around family and very common around friends :facepalm:
    Aww thankyou.

    I love brummie, second only to scouse. I think the reason I he thinks I sound northern is because of the whole ask/arsk thing

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    (Original post by Obiejess)
    Aww thankyou.

    I love brummie, second only to scouse. I think the reason I he thinks I sound northern is because of the whole ask/arsk thing

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    I think generally I don't sound very brummie but when I went to my manchester interview was talking to some undergrads and I said "I live near birmingham" and they all said simultaneously "yeah you can tell" I was so upset hahah :')

    Yeah probably - I have a friend in liverpool who thinks I sound "dead posh" and go away every august bank holiday to a cricket tour which is in between cambridge and ipswich and they all say I sound northern because of the "glarrss" thing haha XD
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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    I think generally I don't sound very brummie but when I went to my manchester interview was talking to some undergrads and I said "I live near birmingham" and they all said simultaneously "yeah you can tell" I was so upset hahah :')

    Yeah probably - I have a friend in liverpool who thinks I sound "dead posh" and go away every august bank holiday to a cricket tour which is in between cambridge and ipswich and they all say I sound northern because of the "glarrss" thing haha XD
    Luckily, I say glass (as in hassle) - not glars.

    The joys of living in the midlands. Southerners call me a Northerner and Northerners call me a Southerner.

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    (Original post by Obiejess)
    Luckily, I say glass (as in hassle) - not glars.

    The joys of living in the midlands. Southerners call me a Northerner and Northerners call me a Southerner.

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    It's definitely the true mark of a Midlander!

    My one concern about going to uni - people thinking im "posh"!!!
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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    It's definitely the true mark of a Midlander!

    My one concern about going to uni - people thinking im "posh"!!!
    Which unis are you applying for?

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    (Original post by Obiejess)
    Which unis are you applying for?

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    applied for manchester, bristol, glasgow, edinburgh, cambs
    firm choice will be manc, insurance will be bristol
    so I will known as the "brummie" I have no doubt :ashamed2:
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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    applied for manchester, bristol, glasgow, edinburgh, cambs
    firm choice will be manc, insurance will be bristol
    so I will known as the "brummie" I have no doubt :ashamed2:
    Yeah. Probably.

    No matter how far I've managed to distance myself from my Nottingham accent, there will be two phrases that will always give me away.

    'Can I have a chip cob please?'
    'Stop being so mardy'

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    Yeah. Probably.

    No matter how far I've managed to distance myself from my Nottingham accent, there will be two phrases that will always give me away.

    'Can I have a chip cob please?'
    'Stop being so mardy'

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    ah you say cob?! its a roll for me :P
    and yeah I say mardy too XD
    I have like random phrases and stuff that my family say, and I have loads of scottish family too so my vocab is a hybrid of brummie and scottish slang which is ... interesting I guess XD
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    ah you say cob?! its a roll for me :P
    and yeah I say mardy too XD
    I have like random phrases and stuff that my family say, and I have loads of scottish family too so my vocab is a hybrid of brummie and scottish slang which is ... interesting I guess XD
    Weirdo. A chip 'roll' doesn't quite have the same ring to it.

    Sounds it.

    'Yer a mardy lassie'

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    (Original post by Obiejess)
    Weirdo. A chip 'roll' doesn't quite have the same ring to it.

    Sounds it.

    'Yer a mardy lassie'

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    I've never even heard the word 'mardy' before


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    :lol: I will post eventually but...

    When I read things I turn into this well spoken person.

    When I speak under normal circumstances, it suffices to say, I can be a chav.
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    Will post my voice in a bit
 
 
 
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