[DWJ] Accents

sally at sallyodgers.com sally at sallyodgers.com
Mon Jun 19 01:22:35 EDT 2006


Judith Ridge writes: 

>  
> 
> Melburnians also say "castle" more like Americans‹"cassel". Sydney-siders
> say it with a long "a".

I remember doing a couple of weeks' work which involved crossing the border. 
I had to adjust my "a" from the Tasmanian/Victorian "cassel - danns" to the 
Synny "Carsle - darnss" so the kids wouldn't think my collar was even bluer 
than it is! 

S



More information about the Dwj mailing list