Interesting Fact – Accents

I like accents, I think they make language interesting and varied, but all accents are not equal, and it seems supermarket chain Morrisons agrees with me.  They issued a callout for actors with northern accents to feature in a campaign for the supermarket, but they went on to specify that “nobody from Liverpool” should apply. […]

Michael McIntyre on the Geordie accent

Geordie is the name of the English-language dialect spoken by the inhabitants of Tyneside, in the north east of England. The catchment area for the term “Geordie” can be as large as the whole of north east England, or as small as the city of Newcastle upon Tyne. In most aspects Geordie speech is a […]