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xxx Dec 13th, 2002 10:36 AM

question about england
 
First time to England and I want to try and develop an accent. Where should I go to pick up the "Cockney slang"?

xxx Dec 13th, 2002 10:40 AM

Stand outside of St. Mary le Bow.

xxx Dec 13th, 2002 10:42 AM

<BR><BR>Just don't.

xxxxx Dec 13th, 2002 10:44 AM

Since you have no command of the English language itself (it is &quot;try to develop&quot; not &quot;try and develop&quot;) I doubt that you will be able to master an accent of that language.

xxx Dec 13th, 2002 10:47 AM

xxxxx..<BR>Oiii....thanks geezer...

abc Dec 13th, 2002 11:27 AM

Just take lessons from Dick van Dyke in &quot;Mary Poppins&quot;.

up the apple and pears Dec 13th, 2002 11:47 AM

You could try the The Dialectizer http://rinkworks.com/dialect/ <BR><BR>I tried putting in the text of previous posts to this thread through the dialectizer - and apart from one not much happend, <BR><BR>&quot;Since yer 'ave no command of the bloomin' English 'am sandwich itself (it is &quot;try ter develop&quot; not &quot;try and develop&quot;) I doubt that yer will be able ter master an accent of that 'am sandwich&quot;

xxx.xxx Dec 13th, 2002 04:20 PM

wasn't that dick van dyke accent just awful.......

xxx Dec 13th, 2002 04:34 PM

Contact Madonna and ask her about her English accent. Maybe she can point you in the right direction.


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