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a native or resident of Birmingham, England


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It is, perhaps, easy to understand why people are impressed by the Queen's English but quite why the Yorkshire accent is considered to show more intelligence than the Brummie accent is beyond me.
I used to take the mick-mick ey out of the Brummie accent when I was younger so I knew I could do it.
But the Brummie accent it was delivered in makes the team think it could be a rival team in the Midlands, known to have lost their dragon recently.
The Brummie accent is considered the least attractive in the British Isles - and Southern Irish the most appealing.
Then the inability of automated telephone systems to understand the Brummie accent was dissected along with the costs of running such systems.
ANGRY residents can't get through to complain about Birmingham Council's automated phone system - as it doesn't understand their Brummie accent.
Is Dr Lewis suggesting that the Queen on her next visit to Birmingham address her speech in a Brummie accent or stand on the balcony at Buckingham Palace and deliver a speech in rhyming cockney slang?
IT'S worth a trip to Brum just to see the marvellous Liza Goddard dishing out the airs and graces with gusto as a wannabe toff with a thick Brummie accent.
She put the Brummie accent on the map and in our innocence we all thought that we were going to be trendy.
2, The Brummie accent, according to researchers from the University of Aberdeen.
Before all true Tykes take umbrage with Kate on the grounds that a Brummie accent is about as fathomable as a bowl of school semolina, let me remind you she is asking for enlightenment, as everyone south of Sheffield should.
But the game is up when he opens his mouth - Paul, from Birmingham, has a strong Brummie accent.
YOUR piece about the disdain that is shown towards the Brummie accent (Mail, July 16) has reminded me that the way in which you are judged by people is governed not only by the way in which you speak but also by the way in which you dress.
It's an apt response to national opinion polls that do down the Brummie accent.