It’s Not The Sound Of My Own Voice I Hate — It’s My Accent!

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Growing up, I spoke like everyone else on my street. A garbled slurry of truncated consonants, overaccentuated O’s, and drawn-out vowels that characterised the flat and lazy accent of my city.

I caaaan’t!’ I used to say to my mother when I couldn’t do something.

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Philip Ogley

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