My Far Fetched Friend inspired me to re-blog this. Enjoy it while they’re little, eh?
You may not know this but my Boofuls is a southerner, or as northern folks say, ‘poncey southerner’. He hasn’t lived in the south for many years though and has largely lost his southern accent. The odd ‘northernism’started to creep in a long time ago, although he’d never admit it, Many’s the time I’ve caught him saying things like: “I’m going for a bath.” at which point I gleefully reply ” Bath”? Did you say just say bath?”
“No. No. I said barth.” he always replies in his best received pronunciation. I half expect him to say ‘Ding Dong’ at the end of a sentence and give me a saucy wink while he twirls his handlebar moustache, he sounds so much like Terry Thomas.
Southern accents, to a born and bred northerner, are generally to be treated with suspicion, in fact anyone with a southern accent is considered to be…
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