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PostPosted: 20 Nov 2017, 20:05 
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I lived in Stockport until my teens and still have a noticeable English accent after a couple of decades in the USA. It pops out in unexpected ways. One day I was downloading a file at work. I meant to say, "Wow, it's large." Instead I blurted "Bloody big, innit?" much to the surprise and amusement of my co-worker.

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I do wonder what happened to Biddy's half-brother, who was adopted by her step-father's sister.

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There are some drabbles about him, written by Frogize, but I think EBD forgot about him.

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I suspect that quite a lot of the time, Biddy uses her Irish accent and idiom for effect - to cheek the staff when she's younger, and to make sure her pupils have heard what she's saying when she's older.


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My grandad was from Cyprus. He moved to England when he was about 20 and only went back to Cyprus for holidays/visits. He had a really strong Greek accent right to the end.

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