"Clarke, Darren" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> An example (although slightly irrelevant to most of you it is still
> appropriate) I come from Luton.  Most people who live there say "Lu'on"  (or
> something).  Many people have asked me over the years where I come from and
> don't believe me when I answer.  This is a case of using 'Standard English'
> instead of the quasi-cockney patois the Lutonians espouse!


That good old Estuary English.

Fu'n 'ell.

And of course, the best English speakers are probably the Scots and
the Welsh. Discuss!

Dave Hodgkinson,                             http://www.hodgkinson.org
Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star           http://www.deep-purple.com
          Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy

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