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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 > them. > > > 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! Padraic.
> > Ray. >