Re: Dialects

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Posted by hulse on February 05, 2003 at 04:10:11:

In Reply to: Re: Dialects posted by Ged W. on February 04, 2003 at 22:14:47:

Personally, I perturbed about the Thames Valley glottal stop permeating our northern tongue!

Also, having been away from Manc (and the UK) for 20 years the closest I get to the accent is Corrie - but that just depresses me - people aren't that stupid in Manchester are they? - and the occasional show like Cracker etc., but that's not the accent I remember.

Also when did terms like "gobsmacked" begin? I don't remember that from my childhood in Wyvvy.

Is it true - has the vocabulary changed?

I watched Sexy Beast recently - no-one seems to say twat anymore!

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