Evolving English VoiceBank

Mr Tickle in a South Wales Valleys accent

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Evolving English VoiceBank

  • Recording locations

    Evolving English exhibition, Paccar Gallery, British Library, London

  • Authors

    'Mr Tickle' (© 1971) was written by Roger Hargreaves.

  • Speakers

    b. 1967, female

  • Abstract

    The Evolving English VoiceBank is a collection of recordings of a reading passage, Mr Tickle, contributed by visitors to the British Library’s Evolving English exhibition in 2010/11. Comprising speakers of all ages and embracing varieties of English in the UK and overseas including non-native speakers, the VoiceBank constitutes a snapshot of English accents worldwide at the start of the 21st century.

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    Self-defined linguistic identity: South Wales Valleys

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