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23 September 2014
Where I Live
21 January 1940
: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Time lived in area:
More than 10 years
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The participants were asked to describe how they spoke in their own words.
How do you describe your accent:
"Not a clue. I'd be interested to know what the experts say."
Have there been other influences on the way you speak:
"Lived in Staffs from age of 30. Returned to Cheshire in 1985."
Do you have skills in languages other than English?:
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