Next month I’ll be traveling to England, so this video, which Kathryn brought to my attention, might come in handy. If I can only master these, I should be able to pass as a local wherever.
Excuse the language. Or as the young man says, ignore the words. Just listen to the accents.
I used to be good at accents when I was his age (although not so much now; I think our speech patterns get less elastic as time goes on). But I was never this good.
I think he missed Norf London. My favorite.
You realize, of course, that most people in the United States cannot distinguish between an Alabama accent and a South Carolina accent.
The Alabama sounds dumber. The SC sounds more refined. Only way I can tell the difference…