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a native or resident of Birmingham, England


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The politician also said that while many people instinctively think those with Brummie accents are 'common', her accent had been a real blessing at times.
But when, on very odd occasions, I arrived casually dressed to deliver a sample of the my company's products, the greeting was more like "What do you want, you scruff?" 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.
And he says although he frequently pesters his more experienced colleagues for acting tips, when it comes to the Brummie accent, he is the one dishing out advice.
BOB the Builder has lost his Brummie accent for a Lancastrian lilt in a revamp of the hit children's show.
The Brummie accent is considered the least attractive in the British Isles - and Southern Irish the most appealing.
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?
The Brummie accent. I can remember the first time I ever heard someone talk on the telly in a Brummie accent.
2, The Brummie accent, according to researchers from the University of Aberdeen.
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.
But the survey also shows a Brummie accent conveys "above average honesty and trustworthiness" compared with business people with scouse or cockney accents.
The latest casting call comes just months after it was revealed that people with the Brummie accent were being offered cash by Canadian company Globalme Localization.
And why was the Birmingham one rated even lower than the silent condition?" Prof Workman said the actual tone of the Brummie accent might be behind the stereotypes - and potentially harm candidates going fro top jobs from the city.
ESME'S dire Brummie accent on Peaky Blinders: "Oim nut a blud mimba of dis familoy but p'rrrraps Oy can see things in a defferent loyt."