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R: Re: R: Re: basic vocab

From:Mangiat <mangiat@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 19, 2000, 20:19
Nik wrote:

> Mangiat wrote: > > Anyway we should retain the British pronounciation to say that English
is 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 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! Luca