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23 September 2014
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The Voices Recordings
Interviewee Nichol Hopper

Born: 10 December 1980

Lives: Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

Time lived in area: All my life


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Nichol talks about terms for someone unattractive - and gives some examples of celebrities she thinks are ugly.

Language of interview: England

Duration: 0:29 (mins/secs)





About the interview

The participants were asked to describe how they spoke in their own words.

How do you describe your accent: "My accent is typical to the area I'm from."

Have there been other influences on the way you speak: Not Given

Do you have skills in languages other than English?: Yes

Other languages: French

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