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Old 03-22-2008, 05:18 PM   #1
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Originally Posted by Britannia View Post
Yes, thinking of it I suppose there'd be no harm in trying. I mean it's probably the best thing to do instead of using 12 year old software - I don't even use half the functions on it anymore anyway. Again, thanks for recommending it, I'll probably have a look at the trial after the Easter bank holiday (the whole country's off work for the next two days due to it being a national holiday).

Oh, and with the accent, I don't really type with it, but ah 'spose if wey'd be talkin' laa'k we do 'round 'ere, then wey'd probly be speakin' summit laa'k this realli' - afta a nice bit o' stew pot fer yer brekkie, washed dahn witha pot a tea.

Thanks all...
Ah! I had a friend from England who sounded like that!

Now how do you do with Brooklynese (not that I speak it, you understand!)?

Thank god for accents. English is a great language.

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