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Old March 13 2013, 01:17 PM   #52
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Re: old english accent was closer to American southern accent

The Wiltshire accent has a rising inflection, too. Or at least it did have 20 years ago in the part of Wiltshire that I lived in. Probably still does, for all I know.
"Closed this morning as Ravenscroft, the bakery's dog, sprained his mouth whistling round a corner."
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