User talk:UnEditor510/BBC English

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Loving the article but not sure the title is correct. I would consider myself a speaker of BBC English however this is not my accent. This is upper-class, Eton English in which "r" is pronounced as "w" and lisping is common. BBC English refers to typical middle-class English from the home counties in which there is little slang and precise vocabulary such as on the BBC News. BBC English certainly doesn't refer to the Silver-spooned English that is present in this article. Just a helpful comment. Sir ScottPat (talk) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 08:37, August 24, 2013 (UTC)

PS - After some research I've found that a better name for this title is, "Received Pronounciation" and that although that would have been classified as BBC English around 50 years ago, BBC English now adopts the form of Modern English commonly refered to as "Standard English" (at least it is over here in Britain), which is spoken in the Home Counties in areas which "Estuary English" has not touched. Sir ScottPat (talk) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 08:47, August 24, 2013 (UTC)

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