What English Sounds Like to People Who Don't Speak It Plus a bit more on Linguistics

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by The Cunt, Nov 30, 2013.

  1. The Cunt

    The Cunt New Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2012
    Messages:
    9,661
    Likes Received:
    2
    Linguistics fascinates me :grad:
    This is all beginning to sound a bit like dago talk to me:dontknow:
    [video=youtube;Vt4Dfa4fOEY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vt4Dfa4fOEY#t=180[/video]
    [h=1]American English is Changing Fast[/h]So you guys have about 15 different dialects

    [video=youtube;aL0--f89Qds]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aL0--f89Qds[/video]

    In the UK we have well into the hundreds
    A map of Just a few main accents in the UK
    [​IMG]
     
  2. Stew Nod

    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    9
    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2012
    Messages:
    56,805
    Likes Received:
    42,857
    So Sid, you're the creator of the Manchester Piney dialect?
     
  3. The Cunt

    The Cunt New Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2012
    Messages:
    9,661
    Likes Received:
    2
    WTF Manchester???.. you taking the piss mate?
     
  4. Stew Nod

    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    9
    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2012
    Messages:
    56,805
    Likes Received:
    42,857
    wow

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Stew Nod

    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    9
    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2012
    Messages:
    56,805
    Likes Received:
    42,857

    LOL, Bilmey!
     
  6. Stew Nod

    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    9
    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2012
    Messages:
    56,805
    Likes Received:
    42,857
    I have no idear wut ahm tawkin abowt
     
  7. The Cunt

    The Cunt New Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2012
    Messages:
    9,661
    Likes Received:
    2
    Compared to the size of the UK.. yes.. wow
     
  8. The Cunt

    The Cunt New Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2012
    Messages:
    9,661
    Likes Received:
    2
    [video=youtube;KVGVz8kJuNE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVGVz8kJuNE[/video]
     
  9. Stew Nod

    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    9
    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2012
    Messages:
    56,805
    Likes Received:
    42,857
    Lmfao!
     
  10. gilaet

    gilaet mind wandering... Staff Member

    Reputations:
    36,585
    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2010
    Messages:
    97,350
    Likes Received:
    32,617
    I watch alot of British and Aussie shows.
     
  11. artiesoffspring

    artiesoffspring Hugs and kisses

    Reputations:
    160,060
    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2013
    Messages:
    62,280
    Likes Received:
    20,955
    Intriguing.
     
  12. The Cunt

    The Cunt New Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2012
    Messages:
    9,661
    Likes Received:
    2
    Did you ever watch cockney vs zombies?
    [video=youtube;biYfQ72fJgo]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biYfQ72fJgo[/video]
     
  13. gilaet

    gilaet mind wandering... Staff Member

    Reputations:
    36,585
    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2010
    Messages:
    97,350
    Likes Received:
    32,617
    Not yet. :giggle:
     
  14. Ano

    Ano Dawg Supporter

    Reputations:
    18
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    11,556
    Likes Received:
    810
    You are dead on Madison Ave. if you sound like New York
     
  15. The Cunt

    The Cunt New Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2012
    Messages:
    9,661
    Likes Received:
    2
    :facepalm:
     
  16. The Cunt

    The Cunt New Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2012
    Messages:
    9,661
    Likes Received:
    2
    [video=youtube;vvPuj4f5CKw]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvPuj4f5CKw[/video]
     
  17. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    177,963
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    196,773
    Likes Received:
    126,360
    [video=youtube;m_mDTLphIVY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_mDTLphIVY[/video]
     
  18. The Cunt

    The Cunt New Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2012
    Messages:
    9,661
    Likes Received:
    2
    [video=dailymotion;x11ppso]http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x11ppso_blackadder-and-dr-johnson_creation[/video]
     
  19. Stew Nod

    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    9
    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2012
    Messages:
    56,805
    Likes Received:
    42,857

    Crazy but true
     
  20. AmishGirl

    AmishGirl Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    12,132
    Joined:
    May 12, 2012
    Messages:
    25,334
    Likes Received:
    22,874
    [video=youtube;hV8TQTUSsgw]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hV8TQTUSsgw[/video]