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Would like some help with Scottish accent please
« on: Thursday 12 July 18 09:25 BST (UK) »
I'm preparing a presentation for a family reunion.

The opening slide/title is "What's a nice girl from Eastcheap doing in a draughty Scottish castle"

I'd be grateful for any suggestions to make it sound as if it was being said by someone from Scotland.

Many thanks indeed.

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Re: Would like some help with Scottish accent please
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 12 July 18 10:11 BST (UK) »
I'm sure you will get lots of help with this, but have you checked to see if there is anything online? I'm sure there must be something that tells you "how to say things in various languages/accents"?

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Re: Would like some help with Scottish accent please
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 12 July 18 10:12 BST (UK) »
What about this
(Fit's a bonny lassie fae East Chip deein in a cal windy Scottish Castle )

Rosie  :D

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Re: Would like some help with Scottish accent please
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 12 July 18 10:40 BST (UK) »
Sounds great Rosie!  She probably wondered that herself.

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Re: Would like some help with Scottish accent please
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 12 July 18 15:21 BST (UK) »
 
Sounds great Rosie!  She probably wondered that herself.

 ;D ;D

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Re: Would like some help with Scottish accent please
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 12 July 18 18:00 BST (UK) »
Could I suggest "Scawttish", rather than Scottish.

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Re: Would like some help with Scottish accent please
« Reply #6 on: Friday 13 July 18 00:21 BST (UK) »
Ma tae cents wurrrth!

"Whit's a bawny lahsee fray Eastcheep dee-in in a drafty auld Scawtish Carsill"

Dinnae ferrget tae rawl y'er rrrrr's!!  ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Would like some help with Scottish accent please
« Reply #7 on: Friday 13 July 18 00:40 BST (UK) »
"Scawtish Carsill"

Jaybel,

We dinnae add 'R's tae wurds like the English dae i.e. a Castle is just that, pronounced 'Casle/casul' depending on which area one is in  ;)

Hurworth;

This'll mak ye smile;

https://scotlandwelcomesyou.com/scottish-sayings/

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Re: Would like some help with Scottish accent please
« Reply #8 on: Friday 13 July 18 01:52 BST (UK) »
"Scawtish Carsill"

Jaybel,

We dinnae add 'R's tae wurds like the English dae i.e. a Castle is just that, pronounced 'Casle/casul' depending on which area one is in  ;)

Hurworth;

This'll mak ye smile;

https://scotlandwelcomesyou.com/scottish-sayings/

Annie
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 ;D ;D ;D. Certainly did!  I have a framed tea towel with lots of those sayings on it.

Another old Scottish one is " Ye'll git y'er heid in your honds and yer teeth tae play with!!
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