In the heart of Lancashire, a small town named Blackburn stands as a bastion of a unique linguistic feature: rhoticity.
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King’s English and Cockney accents are no longer as prevalent among young Britons, according to a recent study conducted by the University of Essex.
For many non-native English speakers, an accent signifies more than just their linguistic background.
Speaking a foreign language is a real seduction asset. And a simple ‘ma che bella!’ or ‘mon amour’ may be enough to make our heads spin.