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Wchich regional dialect makes "where" sounds like "were"? watch

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    And rolls their "R's"? Any ideas?
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    Some scousers I guess. Cilla Black springs to mind.
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    Well, we don't roll our R's but in a sweet sweet Northern Ireland accent:

    Where = Were
    Our = R= Are = Hour
    Her = Hair

    We talk proper yano...
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    Manc's go 'wurr', but I don't know if there's an entire accent in the UK that rolls its R's.
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    (Original post by HearTheThunder)
    Manc's go 'wurr', but I don't know if there's an entire accent in the UK that rolls its R's.
    Um. No we don't. You're thinking of Burnley or Bolton or something.
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    Northern Irish- some northern irish people (slang fast talking belfast) would say 'where' and someone unfamiliar with the accent may actually think they are saying 'were'.
    its hard for you to imagine this, OP (or anyone else) without actually hearing it
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    (Original post by HearTheThunder)
    Manc's go 'wurr', but I don't know if there's an entire accent in the UK that rolls its R's.
    Lol, not really! Bolton/Rochdale/Bury I think do though. We say 'wurr' for 'were' though, but not 'where' I don't think!! My 'we're' and 'where' sound the same..
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    (Original post by lessthan0)
    Well, we don't roll our R's but in a sweet sweet Northern Ireland accent:

    Where = Were
    Our = R= Are = Hour
    Her = Hair

    We talk proper yano...
    This annoys me! :woo: I LOVE a strong belfast accent but I hate the way they say hair/bear/there etc. It's all 'taddy bur', 'she's over thur', etc! I just have a generic northern irish accent, people can't tell where I'm from!
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    Northern Ireland.
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    Northern Irish- some northern irish people (slang fast talking belfast) would say 'where' and someone unfamiliar with the accent may actually think they are saying 'were'.
    its hard for you to imagine this, OP (or anyone else) without actually hearing it
 
 
 
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