R: Re: R: Re: basic vocab
|Date:||Tuesday, September 19, 2000, 20:19|
> Mangiat wrote:
> > Anyway we should retain the British pronounciation to say that Englishis an
> > euphonious language.
> British? Which British? :-) Cockney? :-) But, RP does sound nice.
Indeed I meant Standard English. I've never heard Cockney, but isn't that
dialect famous because it's full of glottal stops?
> Welsh and Irish accents, however, are far more lovely. Still, I prefer
> Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Welsh, etc., to any dialect of English in
> terms of phonology.
OK, here I do agree.
> Speaking of Welsh, I've downloaded some songs from MP3.com by a Welsh
> woman that contain Welsh lyrics. I just adore the sound of those Welsh
> lyrics, such a lovely language, even if the orthography is hideous. :-)
Share 'em with us!