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Old May 30th 2005, 1:29 pm
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All the radio channels in Melbourne are all taking the piss out of the English girl in SuperNanny. ABC mentioned it tonight!

I've realised it's not just her, it's partly that Estuary English SE/London accent.
Even the girl she was helping out had that sort of accent too.

Makes you realise how unused to English accents you've become since being in Australia. They sound so weird.

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Old May 30th 2005, 1:32 pm
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All the radio channels in Melbourne are all taking the piss out of the English girl in SuperNanny. ABC mentioned it tonight!

I've realised it's not just her, it's partly that Estuary English SE/London accent.
Even the girl she was helping out had that sort of accent too.

Makes you realise how unused to English accents you've become since being in Australia. They sound so weird.

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Your damn right. Its not asseptable
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Your damn right. Its not asseptable
That's the go. It's more of an "assep", isn't it? Joking aside, I may have saved myself hours of torment by learning all the 'naughty corner' tricks, baby is on the way so hopefully we can start from scratch

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Nah, she just can't say acceptable. Thats not asseptable is it

My kids are driving me nuts with it
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Nah, she just can't say acceptable. Thats not asseptable is it

My kids are driving me nuts with it
Better than me saying TRY-OLOGY mate.

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Better than me saying TRY-OLOGY mate.

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Originally Posted by Badge
All the radio channels in Melbourne are all taking the piss out of the English girl in SuperNanny. ABC mentioned it tonight!

I've realised it's not just her, it's partly that Estuary English SE/London accent.
Even the girl she was helping out had that sort of accent too.

Makes you realise how unused to English accents you've become since being in Australia. They sound so weird.

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I think the aussie press/media have been put out by this. The aussie nanny/au pair has been affronted coz they think their own are best. Not forgetting that there are plenty of aussie nannies employed in UK and worldwide based on the reputation of Oz being the most family orientated nation.

Is it a myth?
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I think the aussie press/media have been put out by this. The aussie nanny/au pair has been affronted coz they think their own are best.
Nothing new there then
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I think the aussie press/media have been put out by this. The aussie nanny/au pair has been affronted coz they think their own are best. Not forgetting that there are plenty of aussie nannies employed in UK and worldwide based on the reputation of Oz being the most family orientated nation.

Is it a myth?
Eh? really? - I had no idea aussie au pairs were so highly regarded - I think that Aussies like to see real English people and like all the weird accents. It's no skin of their nose, really? They probably think many of us talk like Hugh Grant.

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What me an the wifey Mrs JTL av notised, is in the orignal few eposise when she was dealin wif americans, her voice went all posh like, but then when she went to deal with some scousers, and ovver english types, her accent just deteriorate somefing rotten.

Tonite she was a bit betta. Wif the twins, ya know, cos they wuz 'merican

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What me an the wifey Mrs JTL av notised, is in the orignal few eposise when she was dealin wif americans, her voice went all posh like, but then when she went to deal with some scousers, and ovver enlgish types, her accent just deteriorate somefing rotten.

Tonite she was a bit betta. Wif the twins, ya know, cos they wuz 'merican

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Thing is, she has to come over as posh Mary Poppins, stiff upper lip, what, with the Yanks, in the same way she has to be a bit more Dick Van Dyke with the Londoners.

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Thing is, she has to come over as posh Mary Poppins, stiff upper lip, what, with the Yanks, in the same way she has to be a bit more Dick Van Dyke with the Londoners.

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LOL, i've got a vision in my head of "Jojo" wearing tweed and gayly dancing with an umberella singing maybe its becaaaase i'm a lanhdoner..........

On that note, night folks
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Eh? really? - I had no idea aussie au pairs were so highly regarded - I think that Aussies like to see real English people and like all the weird accents. It's no skin of their nose, really? They probably think many of us talk like Hugh Grant.

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this nanny business is big in uk. What with both parents working ( for need or desire, I dont know). Know of 2 aussies been asked back to UK,( after being there on their 1-2 year sabbatical, etc) are on good salaries with free accomodation and free use of family vehicle plus other perks thrown in.
There is demand for aussie nannies in the uk.
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There is demand for aussie nannies in the uk.
Yeah, the 'fit' ones. Theres a drought of swedish au pairs at the mo.

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Yeah, the 'fit' ones. Theres a drought of swedish au pairs at the mo.

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20 month old Littlen is having lots of fun in the 'naughty room' - it's where some of our empty boxes are stored.

After the requisite 90 seconds we found him playing merrily in a box when we went to get him. Now when we tell him he will go to the naughty room if he repeats certain 'unasseptable' behaviour he looks pretty cheerful about the prospect

Keep asking Mr J to threaten me with it
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