Yorkshire regional accents

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="150"] English: A map of the metropolitan county of South Yorkshire, England. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] Having grown up in Lancashire, then moved to Yorkshire at 18, my accent is a strange mixture of both sides of the north, often combined with a slight twang of whoever I happen to be talking to. To have a good listen to what I sound like, you can listen to some of our podcasts! I do have a fascination with regional accents, not least because we have such a wide range of them in the UK. This video is a lovely snippet of Ian McMillen - a delightful poet from Barnsley - explaining the different accents within Yorkshire to Stephen Fry, highly adored national treasure. It is followed by a video…
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