Robinson has just been laid off. Let go. Fired. And with only a payment of around 8 grand. He is not a happy chappy. The same is true of plenty of his mates, all submariners. But one of them has an idea. The company they used to work for found a submarine wreck in the […]
The Black Irish of Montserrat – Irish accents in the Caribbean – YouTube.
It is essential to master the use of the 1st person post-indicative whereby you can refer to a person without using their name
What is it about accents that makes them so difficult to fake As I was walking home yesterday I noticed that the kino had a huge amount of posters up for the same film. All the spaces where the current releases are usually displayed were filled by copies of a poster for The Front Line […]
I’m going to admit that I was looking forward to this film. Which is strange, because I didn’t expect it to be good. I even expected to be annoyed by the Irish accents. And you know what, I was right. I enjoyed it despite its flaws. Of course its main flaw was Mr. Franco, or […]
Well now, there are quite a few topics in this post. But the question for me is, where to begin? With my sudden appreciation for an accent? of how work went? No. I think I’ll start with the Brand new category I’m introducing today: Irishify. First off, maybe I should explain a little? As the […]
So Wed. are pretty bad tv-wise. Come to think of it, the whole week is pretty bad for tv that I like. I mean, I watch Lost, but I’m not hooked on it. Though I think it has more to do with my dislike of Party of Five than anything else. But back to my […]
ISBN: 014014305X I really enjoyed this book, an entertaining and humorous look at the origins of the English language, its various dialects and the roles other languages have played in giving it such a diverse selection of words and spellings. The reasons why ough has so many different ways of being pronounced, and the reasons […]