Tonyblack wrote:So does more money change your voice? I know that Nigel Kennedy went from very posh sounding to extreme Lundun the more money he got.
Square12 wrote:I haven't read the article but it seems kind of obvious to me, your accent can adapt to those around you, an effect that I expect will be magnified if you want to fit in and be popular.
Square12 wrote:Also for example I can only remember my Spanish mobile number using Spanish numbers ie seis-dos-dos...... I then have to translate back into English if I am giving it to an English speaker!
KnightOfFewWords wrote:(Are the researchers from the University of Manchester making fun of us here? I always thought it was common knowledge that people's accents change over time as they unconsciously mimic the people around them.)
Square12 wrote:In the spirit of this thread in 2003 less people worldwide had been killed in recorded verifiable documented history than had been killed in one year in America in accidents involving toilets!
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