OT: Dr Who

Rowland, Jennifer A B jennifer.rowland at imperial.ac.uk
Tue May 31 06:27:56 EDT 2005

Charlie wrote:
> That could be - I just don't see Eccleston as a northern 
> stereotype, particularly ('By 'eck, Rose, those Daleks are 
> rum'uns, but we fettled 'em. Now pass us me ferret and put 
> t'kettle on.') Unless having a northern accent is enough in 
> itself? But that would be just silly.  As for the girning, it 
> may be a northern word, but it's not a stereotypically 
> northern activity, afaik.

I've enjoyed the new series, but am not planning to buy the DVDs until they become cheap. But an episode with *that* dialogue I would run right out and brandish extravagant amounts of money for. I wonder what the ferret would turn out to be? And how much a Dalek-fettler gets paid?

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