Scottish accent "dying out"

Discussion in 'Lounge & Gossip' started by FirstHonda, Sunday 19th Jul, 2015.

  1. FirstHonda Moderator Staff Team

    United Kingdom Ed Wiltshire
    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 Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Same thing is happening here.

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

    I'll interpret if necessary. :lol: