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neil Mar 21st 2007 6:52 pm

British accents
 
Apologies if already posted somewhere - a lot of the same things that come up on here are mentioned in this article so thought it might be interesting if you haven't seen it yet:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/6470095.stm

Tracym Mar 21st 2007 6:57 pm

Re: British accents
 

Originally Posted by neil (Post 4543354)
Apologies if already posted somewhere - a lot of the same things that come up on here are mentioned in this article so thought it might be interesting if you haven't seen it yet:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/6470095.stm

My fiance (scottish) who will be a vet was told...

Now for you accent wh*ores who want to go off to the states and peddle your accents...

He was told he probably wouldn't have a problem finding a job "ooooh SCOTland"

gag lol

neil Mar 21st 2007 7:21 pm

Re: British accents
 

Originally Posted by Tracym (Post 4543367)
My fiance (scottish) who will be a vet was told...

Now for you accent wh*ores who want to go off to the states and peddle your accents...

He was told he probably wouldn't have a problem finding a job "ooooh SCOTland"

gag lol

Not just for jobs - I found (back when I was single) it was much easier to get laid here in the US.

Tracym Mar 21st 2007 7:25 pm

Re: British accents
 

Originally Posted by neil (Post 4543444)
Not just for jobs - I found (back when I was single) it was much easier to get laid here in the US.

Well he'd BETTER NOT!!! Note word fiance! :) :)

I'm sure you're right - to his great disgust, all the teenage girls (don't ask why, I had a pack of them around) absolutely fawned over him - and tried to get him to recite Harry Potter lines.

And a nurse who he thanked for helping him "Oh I don't mind - I loved listening to you" LOLOL Never mind she could hardly understand a word.

He'll just have to concentrating on charming potential bosses. :)

neil Mar 21st 2007 8:58 pm

Re: British accents
 

Originally Posted by Tracym (Post 4543458)
Well he'd BETTER NOT!!! Note word fiance! :) :)

I'm sure you're right - to his great disgust, all the teenage girls (don't ask why, I had a pack of them around) absolutely fawned over him - and tried to get him to recite Harry Potter lines.

And a nurse who he thanked for helping him "Oh I don't mind - I loved listening to you" LOLOL Never mind she could hardly understand a word.

He'll just have to concentrating on charming potential bosses. :)

Nothing wrong with flirting. A couple of weeks ago I had to point out to a gorgeous young girl (not that I'm that old but she was in her 20's and I'm not any more) that I had a wedding ring on. It didn't stop her trying though. The accent didn't play a part at first but I do wonder whether that was what kept her hanging around.

Tracym Mar 21st 2007 9:00 pm

Re: British accents
 

Originally Posted by neil (Post 4543805)
Nothing wrong with flirting. A couple of weeks ago I had to point out to a gorgeous young girl (not that I'm that old but she was in her 20's and I'm not any more) that I had a wedding ring on. It didn't stop her trying though. The accent didn't play a part at first but I do wonder whether that was what kept her hanging around.

lol nothing wrong with flirting if I'm not watching :)

So now just how do I convince him that UK men CAN wear wedding rings?

Jerseygirl Mar 21st 2007 9:00 pm

Re: British accents
 

Originally Posted by neil (Post 4543805)
Nothing wrong with flirting. A couple of weeks ago I had to point out to a gorgeous young girl (not that I'm that old but she was in her 20's and I'm not any more) that I had a wedding ring on. It didn't stop her trying though. The accent didn't play a part at first but I do wonder whether that was what kept her hanging around.

Whoopsie...I didn't notice your wedding ring Neil. :o

neil Mar 21st 2007 9:02 pm

Re: British accents
 

Originally Posted by Jerseygirl (Post 4543816)
Whoopsie...I didn't notice your wedding ring Neil. :o

I said young...

britvic Mar 21st 2007 9:03 pm

Re: British accents
 

Originally Posted by neil (Post 4543826)
I said young...

You asking for a slap :eek: ;)

neil Mar 21st 2007 9:05 pm

Re: British accents
 

Originally Posted by britvic (Post 4543831)
You asking for a slap :eek: ;)

That sort of thing doesn't really do it for me but thanks for offering.

britvic Mar 21st 2007 9:06 pm

Re: British accents
 

Originally Posted by neil (Post 4543835)
That sort of thing doesn't really do it for me but thanks for offering.

:lol: :sneaky:

Jerseygirl Mar 21st 2007 9:06 pm

Re: British accents
 

Originally Posted by neil (Post 4543826)
I said young...

...that's why I knew you were referring to me. :lol:

neil Mar 21st 2007 9:08 pm

Re: British accents
 

Originally Posted by Jerseygirl (Post 4543840)
...that's why I knew you were referring to me. :lol:

I didn't realise you were asian and had an american accent. It was very nice to meet you.

britvic Mar 21st 2007 9:08 pm

Re: British accents
 

Originally Posted by Jerseygirl (Post 4543840)
...that's why I knew you were referring to me. :lol:

:lol: very good JG.

britvic Mar 21st 2007 9:09 pm

Re: British accents
 

Originally Posted by neil (Post 4543843)
I didn't realise you were asian and had an american accent. It was very nice to meet you.

:rofl: oh dear.


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