Norfolk Island AccentIsle of Norfolk Accent
It actually sounded to me like English with a Scottish accent.
That accent reminded me a little of what I overheard in South Africa. A few words reminding me of the New England accent in the States. So, the Australia accent varies from area to area like in many other states? Do you think a man from West Australia would have a different ring to Sydney or Tasmania or Alice Springs?
No, that's not so. The scallions and shallot are two different things..... The name is/was for schoolbag or baggage in NSE when I was growing up in the 70'. A Melbourne native, I've never even listened to a case called'Port'. Each child in every college I went to (18 in 2 years) named their pockets a dock.
Chris, next you' re here, try to capture a wallabies against Springbok's match and then suggest that the Australian accent is something like a Southern accent! It is the kiwis who put'ay' at the end of every movement, and no NSW child I have ever known used to call a school bag a dock.
I used to call it a harbour when I was young and growing up in the west outskirts of Sydney. Didn't know we had an accent. A few years ago we went to Sydney, the vegetable trader in Melbourne had described what I know as scallions as "green shallots".
Melbourne's "shallots" are small bay onions,.....
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