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To hate southerners accents?

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mrshess Sat 11-Dec-10 19:35:59

Alright i know i am a teeny bit but i cant bear the accent from down south.
I hate all that cockney geezer talk and yet they mock northern accents

GeruptaSingh Sat 11-Dec-10 19:37:53

Thats southerners for you

Maisiethemorningsidecat Sat 11-Dec-10 19:38:17

Any particular bit of 'down south' or is it the cockney accent which offends you most?

geraldinetheluckygoat Sat 11-Dec-10 19:39:04

each to their own, innit? grin
fwiw, my dh is simmilarly irrational about northern accents.

LetThereBeRock Sat 11-Dec-10 19:39:19

The Southern accent? Which of the many Southern accents are you referring to?

ifancyashandy Sat 11-Dec-10 19:39:39

My first ever biscuit

BoysAreLikeDogs Sat 11-Dec-10 19:40:17

Innit, though

<clicky finger thing>

AlpinePony Sat 11-Dec-10 19:41:07

shandy - I think we need to bring out a chip - to adorn the shoulder, rather than a biscuit but in keeping with the food line of emoticons.

Go Sat 11-Dec-10 19:41:27

You should all learn to talk properly. A Northern accent just sounds, well, wrong.

But then if you only have to talk to pigeons and whippets then I don't suppose it matters much. grin

notnowbernard Sat 11-Dec-10 19:41:30

Well I think mine is really rather marvellous

Arse'oles to ya

SerendipitousHarlot Sat 11-Dec-10 19:42:03

What a facking liberty hmm

Go grin

ifancyashandy Sat 11-Dec-10 19:42:21

Indeed! With attitudes such as this, no wonder it's grim oooop north! grin

ChickensHaveNoMercyForTurkeys Sat 11-Dec-10 19:43:27

Whatevs <best Essex accent>

nellieisstilltired Sat 11-Dec-10 19:44:13

yanbu, and why do people think a southern accent is intelligible. Bil is from Essex, I cannot for the life of me, understand a word he says.
Although that is something of a bonus grin.

KangarooCaught Sat 11-Dec-10 19:44:22

I'm not keen on the sarf London accent, being a northerner myself...that's north London (am vay posh).

Dh has a gorgeous northern accent and he loves my RP.

sharbie Sat 11-Dec-10 19:45:11

what go said

PonceyMcPonce Sat 11-Dec-10 19:45:11

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

GeruptaSingh Sat 11-Dec-10 19:46:09

If its that grim up North why are so many Southerners moving up ere?

In my NCT coffee group out of 11 regulars only 3 are from the north. The rest are southerners

PonceyMcPonce Sat 11-Dec-10 19:46:54

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

notnowbernard Sat 11-Dec-10 19:47:02

'Cos it's cheap as chips up there

PressureDrop Sat 11-Dec-10 19:48:18

How can you hate an accent? How awfully snotty.

Desiderata Sat 11-Dec-10 19:48:22

It's cheap as chips for a reason.

OneTwoBaubleMySanta Sat 11-Dec-10 19:48:32

Ha! Cockney, how very dare you, I am southern and have RP thank you very much!

SerendipitousHarlot Sat 11-Dec-10 19:48:35

And it makes us feel superior.

ifancyashandy Sat 11-Dec-10 19:53:32

To get away from all the Northerners who've moved darn sarf innit.

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