Off-Topic Scottish accent "dying out"

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by FirstHonda, Sunday 19th Jul, 2015.

  1. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    As we have quite a large number of members from Scotland, I wondered whether you think this story has any elements of truth? Is the increased globalisation which has seen the English language adopt so many "Americanisms" and pronunciations going to extinguish regional accents too?

    Sassenach accent flattens Scots’ Rs | The Sunday Times

    I think the twins were well ahead of the curve...

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  2. John Dickson Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Same thing is happening here.

    There is the Northumbrian Language Society to keep the Northumbrian Dialect alive.

    I'll interpret if necessary. :lol: