|From:||Tim May <butsuri@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, July 19, 2006, 21:51|
email@example.com wrote at 2006-07-19 16:03:39 (GMT)
> What it most reminds me of are those accents heard on BBC comedies to
> indicate rural working-class (I gather it's the British equivalent of a
> hick accent), which are also heavily rhotic and rather archaic in their
Ah, yes. "Mummerset". Certainly a similar type of phenomenon,
whether or not there's any direct connection.