Re: CHAT: Cockney Orkish as she is spoken.
|From:||Padraic Brown <pbrown@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, February 23, 1999, 22:39|
On Tue, 23 Feb 1999, Raymond A. Brown wrote:
> >On Tue, 23 Feb 1999, Andrew Smith wrote:
> >> The
> >> agency through which I am auditioning advised me to do the audition in a
> >> British accent and they suggested Cockney. I'm still trying to see the
> >> connection. So can anyone suggest what is so 'orkish' about Cockney, and
> >> how I can 'debase' that dialect to sound authentic.
> I find it very sad that after a century which has witnessed far too often
> the hatred, bitterness and senseless cruelty & killing that such
> stereotypes too readily engender, some people seem to be taking these often
> groundless & quite mischievous stereotypes into the 3rd millennium with
> I'm afraid IMO the attitude "Oh, let's make the nasty orcs sound like
> Cockneys" shows both lamentable laziness as regards research and
> inexcusably offensive stereotyping.
Hear, hear! And all the same, Andrew, good luck with it!
Give em a right goin over for us all!