One Language, Many Voices
Mr Tickle in a Banff accent
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Evolving English VoiceBank
Evolving English exhibition, Paccar Gallery, British Library, London
'Mr Tickle' (© 1971) was written by Roger Hargreaves.
b. 1948, female
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.
Self-defined linguistic identity: North East Scotland; Banffshire; modified by teaching for 30 years