[DWJ] Accents

LWilkinson at slv.vic.gov.au LWilkinson at slv.vic.gov.au
Thu Jun 15 03:51:56 EDT 2006






Judith said

>Interesting, Sally‹I've never really thought abut >a Tasmanian accent, but
>some of your vowels sound like a very soft >version of a New Zealand
accent.

I think in Melbourne we tend to soften our vowels a bit, like saying
"Malbourne" instead of "Melbourne". In SA they tend to drop 'l's if they're
at the end of a word: pool, school etc. Queenslanders are usually very
Strine, and WA-ians are a little bit pommie.

lili


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